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Table 1 Types of sedative agents used by different NICUs

From: Neonatal preintubation sedation: a national survey in Malaysia

Types of sedative agents used Number of responses “Yes” to types of sedative agents used by different NICUs* Total number of responses
Government NICU University NICU Private NICU
Midazolam alone 4 1 3 8
Morphine alone 3 0 1 4
Either morphine or midazolam (no preference) 21 2 3 26
Combination (morphine and midazolam combined when giving the sedation) 1 0 0 1
Other drugs (chloral hydrate, fentanyl, ketamine) 3 0 0 3
  1. *More than one response is possible