Clinical practice: analgesia in neonates

  title={Clinical practice: analgesia in neonates},
  author={Karel Allegaert and Francis Veyckemans and D Tibboel},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
Effective management of pain remains an important indicator of the quality of care provided to neonates. Since the review of McIntosh in this journal over a decade ago, an extensive number of papers on assessment, prevention, and treatment of pain have been reported. In addition, preclinical insights into neurodevelopmental aspects of pain processing and the neuro-apoptotic effects of analgesics and sedatives were unveiled. Based on the newly collected evidence, the practice of “one-drug, one… CONTINUE READING
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