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Table 9 Comparison between group D and group K as regards arterial oxygen saturation

From: Comparative study between intranasal dexmedetomidine and intranasal ketamine as a premedication for anxiolysis and sedation before pediatric general anesthesia

SO2 Group D Group K P value Sig.
No. = 38 No. = 38
Preoperative baseline before giving the intranasal drug (0 min) Mean ± SD 99.26 ± 0.92 99.11 ± 0.92 0.458 NS
Preoperative 10 min after giving the intranasal drug Mean ± SD 98.95 ± 0.93 98.89 ± 0.86 0.799 NS
Preoperative 20 min after giving the intranasal drug Mean ± SD 98.24 ± 0.94 98.13 ± 0.93 0.626 NS
Preoperative 30 min after giving the intranasal drug Mean ± SD 97.68 ± 1.19 97.84 ± 0.82 0.503 NS
Intraoperative before induction of GA (0 min) Mean ± SD 97.68 ± 1.19 97.84 ± 0.82 0.503 NS
Intraoperative 10 min after induction of GA Mean ± SD 99.16 ± 0.82 99.21 ± 0.62 0.754 NS
Intraoperative 20 min after induction of GA Mean ± SD 99.29 ± 0.61 99.26 ± 0.55 0.845 NS
Intraoperative 30 min after induction of GA Mean ± SD 98.97 ± 0.75 98.82 ± 0.80 0.379 NS
Postoperative in recovery (0 min) Mean ± SD 98.37 ± 0.82 98.00 ± 0.90 0.066 NS
Postoperative 10 min after recovery Mean ± SD 97.74 ± 0.89 97.95 ± 0.96 0.324 NS
Postoperative 20 min after recovery Mean ± SD 97.61 ± 1.05 97.74 ± 1.03 0.584 NS
Postoperative 30 min after recovery Mean ± SD 97.79 ± 0.99 98.05 ± 0.90 0.229 NS
  1. P value > 0.05, non-significant