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Problems after sedation

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Findings from a US study of severe adverse events after sedation in children have been reported in two papers (Charles J Coté and colleagues.Pediatrics2000;105:805–14 and Ibid 2000:106:633–44).  They used the US Freedom of Information Act to obtain data from the Food and Drug Administration about reports of adverse events received between 1969 and 1996 and also obtained reports of adverse events reported to …

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