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Table 4 Mask Acceptance Scale (Mountain et al., 2011)

From: Intranasal dexmedetomidine versus intranasal midazolam as pre-anesthetic medication in pediatric age group undergoing adenotonsillectomy

Score Description Mask acceptance
1 Calm, cooperative Excellent
2 Cooperative with reassurance Good
3 Moderate fear of mask, not easily calmed Fair
4 Combative, crying Poor