Sleep Movement  Overall Behavior
Parameter Score
 Awake but responsive 4
 Drowsy, disoriented 3
 Asleep, easily aroused 2
 Asleep, difficult to arouse 1
 No movements 4
 Intermittent movement affecting treatment 3
 Continuous movement affecting treatment 2
 Violent movement that interrupted or prevented the treatment 1
Crying  
 No crying 4
 Intermittent crying 3
 Continuous crying 2
 Hysterical crying 1
 Excellent, no disruption 6
 Very good, limited disruption 5
 Good, some difficulty 4
 Fair, much difficulty but treatment done 3
Poor,partial treatment done 2
 Aborted 1
Table 1: Houpt’s sedation rating score