Drug treatments in a neonatal setting: focus on the off-label use in the first month of life

@article{Dess2009DrugTI,
  title={Drug treatments in a neonatal setting: focus on the off-label use in the first month of life},
  author={Angelica Dess{\`i} and Claudia Salemi and Vassilios Fanos and Laura Cuzzolin},
  journal={Pharmacy World & Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={120-124}
}
Objective The purpose of this work was to analyse drugs prescribed in the first month of life among a group of newborns admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Neonatal Pathology of Cagliari University Hospital. Method This pilot study was prospectively conducted during a 1-month period and involved all newborns admitted to our hospital that received a pharmacotherapy. After obtaining written parental consent, data collected from each newborn included date of birth, sex, gestational… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 extracted citations

Review of drug utilization patterns in NICUs worldwide.

Journal of clinical pharmacy and therapeutics • 2016
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 references

The use of unlicensed and off-label medicines in the neonate.

Seminars in fetal & neonatal medicine • 2005
View 1 Excerpt

Research in children.

Critical care medicine • 2003
View 2 Excerpts

Unlicensed and off label drug use in neonates.

Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition • 2000
View 2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…