• Evaluation of the effect of pre-operative oral midazolam on post-operative oral fluid intake after tonsillectomy

    4 monthes ago - By International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

    IntroductionThe objective of this study was to determine if pre-operative oral midazolam administration decreased postoperative oral fluid intake after tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy.MethodsA retrospective chart review identified 104 patients who were undergoing tonsillectomy with and without adenoidectomy who were not given midazolam preoperatively and 182 who were given midazolam preoperatively. Indications for tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy included obstructive sleep apnea, recurrent acute streptococcal pharyngotonsillitis, and, in selected cases, periodic...
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