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Table 1 Ramsay sedation score (Ramsay et al. 1974)

From: Midazolam–ketamine versus dexmedetomidine–ketamine combinations for anesthesia of pediatric patients undergoing cardiac catheterization

1. Patient is anxious, agitated, or restless.
2. Patient is co-operative, oriented, and calm.
3. Patient is responsive to verbal command only.
4. Patient exhibiting brisk response to light glabellar tap or to an auditory stimulus.
5. Patient exhibiting a sluggish response to light glabellar tap or to an auditory stimulus.
6. No response to any of these stimulations.
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