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Shelley-
 
I am surprised regarding your use of IV brevital. I've been using it for three years, probably 15
times a year, and I've never had a failure. I have had to go as high as 1.5 mg/kg. I've never had
to do BVM
 
Shelley Rubinstein wrote:
 
> Jay-
> What dose of IM Pentobarb do you use, how long does it take to work and how
> long does it stick around? I have had very mixed results with IV Brevital in
> small children.
>
> As an aside, I used to work at a Children's Hospital and now that I work in
> an Emergency Department in which the Peds ED is a smaller (yet significant)
> part of the big machine, I am amazed how often I have to sedate for CT
> scans. The techs have no patience at all! I like the idea of using something
> IM, and for obvious reasons Ketamine isn't going to be our first option in
> most cases.
>
> As always, I find the information shared by the members of this list
> invaluable.
> Michelle Rubinstein, MD
>
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