Evidence for the need for anaesthesia in the neonate.

  • Frank Weber
  • Published 2010 in
    Best practice & research. Clinical…

Abstract

Neonates are both capable of experiencing pain and memory formation, albeit implicit memory. During surgical procedures, insufficient ablation of the stress response and possible implicit memory formation of intra-operative events might result in adverse early and long-term outcomes. Neonates deserve the same respect as adult patients. It is thus the… (More)

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