Intravenous midazolam infusion for sedation of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit.

@article{Ng2003IntravenousMI,
  title={Intravenous midazolam infusion for sedation of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit.},
  author={E Ng and Anna Taddio and Ak Ohlsson},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={1},
  pages={CD002052}
}
BACKGROUND The need for sedation for neonates undergoing uncomfortable procedures in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has often been overlooked. Proper sedation may reduce stress and avoid complications during procedures such as mechanical ventilation. Midazolam is a short acting benzodiazepine that has been increasingly used in the NICU. However, the effectiveness of intravenous midazolam as a sedative in neonates has not been systematically evaluated. OBJECTIVES To determine whether… CONTINUE READING

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