Study Using Dexmedetomidine to Decreases Emergence Delirium in Pediatric Patients (PED-DEX)
This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified March 2013 by Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health System
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Usha Ramadhyani, Ochsner Health System
First received: October 21, 2008
Last updated: March 14, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Study Status:||This study is currently recruiting participants.|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||March 2015|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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