This comprehensive guide provides tips and instruction for the entire range of specialists that utilize pediatric sedation. Each specialty receives tailored coverage that focuses on its unique patient population, challenges, potential solutions, and sedation techniques. Each chapter is written by a leading specialist in the field. A comprehensive spectrum of pediatric sedation will be covered, which will be of interest to oncologists, pediatricians, hospitalists, intensivists, radiologists, emergency medicine specialists, anesthesiologists, nurses, dentists, and gastroenterologists. Background chapters cover pharmacology as well as pediatric anatomy, with special focus on the airway and respiratory mechanics. The future of pediatric sedation is also reviewed as well as the cutting-edge research that is being done in the field.