Drugs in newborn resuscitation: the more we learn the least we use.

@article{Iacovidou2012DrugsIN,
  title={Drugs in newborn resuscitation: the more we learn the least we use.},
  author={Nicoletta Iacovidou and Panagiotis Vasileiou and Apostolos Papalois and Aggelik{\`i} Syggelou and Pier Paolo Bassareo and Theodoros Xanthos},
  journal={Current medicinal chemistry},
  year={2012},
  volume={19 27},
  pages={
          4606-16
        }
}
Temperature control, airway management and support of circulation remain the gold-standards for the majority of neonates requiring resuscitation at birth. For the minority of neonates in which the basic steps of resuscitation fail to reverse an adverse situation, drug administration is justifiable. The 2010 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) guidelines for newborn resuscitation state: "Drugs are rarely indicated in resuscitation of the newly born infant. Bradycardia in the… CONTINUE READING
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