Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for prevention or treatment of pain in newborns.

  title={Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for prevention or treatment of pain in newborns.},
  author={Arne Ohlsson and Prakesh S. Shah},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Newborn infants have the ability to experience pain. Newborns treated in neonatal intensive care units are exposed to numerous painful procedures. Healthy newborns are exposed to pain if the birth process consists of assisted vaginal birth by vacuum extraction or by forceps and during blood sampling for newborn screening tests. OBJECTIVES Primary objectiveTo determine the efficacy and safety of paracetamol for the prevention or treatment of procedural/postoperative pain or pain… CONTINUE READING
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