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    Boletin medico del Hospital…
    1993

[The effect of phenobarbital on the severity of intraventricular hemorrhage].

@article{MasMuoz1993TheEO,
  title={[The effect of phenobarbital on the severity of intraventricular hemorrhage].},
  author={R L Mas-Mu{\~n}oz and Enrique Udaeta-Mora and Ren{\'e} Humberto Barrera-Reyes and M A Rivera-Rueda and M. Morales-Suarez},
  journal={Boletin medico del Hospital Infantil de Mexico},
  year={1993},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={
          376-82
        }
}
During an eight-months period, we studied every newborns under 34 gestation weeks who needed mechanical ventilation (MV) from the moment they were born and whom had an ultrasonogram without intraventricular hemorrhage in the first six hours after birth. Patient were separated in two groups: the first, a group of 30 patients received phenobarbital 20 mg/kg IV in the first 6 hours of life and then 2.5 mg/kg, I.V., every 12 hours for the next five days. Blood levels were measured 24 and 96 hours… CONTINUE READING