An 8-year-old child is brought in to the accident and emergency department with a fracture to the forearm, having been pulled across the road by his mother.
- What questions would you ask in your preoperative visit?
- What premedication would you give?
- How would you anaesthetise this child?
- How would you respond if, during surgery, the child suddenly becomes bradycardic?
- What might be the causes of the bradycardia?