Premedication for neonatal intubation: which medications are recommended and why.

Three decades ago, few scientists and healthcare providers believed that infants and young children were able to localize and/or perceive painful stimuli.1 This assumption that infants and children did not feel pain led to infants undergoing surgical and other painful procedures (eg, lumbar puncture, endotracheal intubation) without any medication for pain… CONTINUE READING