Association of early caffeine administration and neonatal outcomes in very preterm neonates.

@article{Lodha2015AssociationOE,
  title={Association of early caffeine administration and neonatal outcomes in very preterm neonates.},
  author={Abhay Kumar Lodha and Mary M. K. Seshia and Douglas D. McMillan and Keith Barrington and Junmin Yang and Shoo K. Lee and Prakesh S. Shah},
  journal={JAMA pediatrics},
  year={2015},
  volume={169 1},
  pages={33-8}
}
IMPORTANCE Advantages of caffeine for apnea of prematurity have prompted clinicians to use it prophylactically even before apnea. OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of early initiation of caffeine therapy on neonatal outcomes in very preterm infants born in Canada. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS A retrospective cohort study was conducted. Patients… CONTINUE READING
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