Annamaria Guadagni

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BACKGROUND This study assessed current medical practice in preventative analgesia and sedation for invasive procedures in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) in Italy. METHODS A questionnaire was sent to level II and III Italian NICUs to investigate pain management, pharmacological treatment and the use of pain scores during invasive procedures. Main(More)
We report on a neonate with deletion 22q11 (del22q11) presenting with facial dysmorphism, ocular coloboma, congenital heart defect, urogenital malformations, and unilateral radial aplasia. This malformation complex includes features frequently occurring in velocardiofacial syndrome as well as findings described in the CHARGE and VACTERL associations. To our(More)
OBJECTIVE Despite accumulating evidence that procedural pain experienced by preterm infants may have acute detrimental and even long-term effects on an infant's subsequent behavior and neurological outcome, neonates admitted to Neonatal Intensive Care Units still frequently experience acute and prolonged uncontrolled pain. Many invasive and surgical(More)
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