Propofol for procedural sedation/anaesthesia in neonates.

  title={Propofol for procedural sedation/anaesthesia in neonates.},
  author={Prakesh S. Shah and Vibhuti S. Shah},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Elective medical or surgical procedures are commonplace for neonates admitted to NICU. Agents such as opioids are commonly used for achieving sedation/analgesia/anaesthesia for such procedures; however, these agents are associated with adverse effects. Propofol is used widely in paediatric and adult populations for this purpose. The efficacy and… CONTINUE READING