Management of hypotension in preterm infants (The HIP Trial): a randomised controlled trial of hypotension management in extremely low gestational age newborns.

@article{Dempsey2014ManagementOH,
  title={Management of hypotension in preterm infants (The HIP Trial): a randomised controlled trial of hypotension management in extremely low gestational age newborns.},
  author={Eugene M. Dempsey and Keith Barrington and Neil Marlow and Colm O'Donnell and Jan Milet{\'i}n and Gunnar Naulaers and Pui-Yi Cheung and David Corcoran and Guillaume Pons and Zbyněk Straň{\'a}k and David Van Laere},
  journal={Neonatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={275-81}
}
BACKGROUND Extremely preterm babies (delivered at <28 completed weeks of gestation) are frequently diagnosed with hypotension and treated with inotropic and pressor drugs in the immediate postnatal period. Dopamine is the most commonly used first-line drug. Babies who are treated for hypotension more frequently sustain brain injury, have long-term disability or die compared to those who are not. Despite the widespread use of drugs to treat hypotension in such infants, evidence for efficacy is… CONTINUE READING
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