Sedation, Analgesia, and Paralysis during Mechanical Ventilation of Premature Infants Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Analgesics
  • Hypnotics and Sedatives
  • Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
  • Pain Management
  • Respiration, Artificial

abstract

  • Administration of opioids and benzodiazepines in mechanically ventilated premature infants increased over time. Because infant characteristics were unchanged, site-specific differences in practice likely explain our observations. Increased administration over time is concerning given limited evidence of benefit and potential for harm.

publication date

  • March 28, 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5183489

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.07.001

PubMed ID

  • 27522446

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