Safety of morphine in nonintubated infants in the neonatal intensive care unit.

@article{Taddio2009SafetyOM,
  title={Safety of morphine in nonintubated infants in the neonatal intensive care unit.},
  author={Anna Taddio and Blondel Crosdale and M. Hogan and Manal F. El Sayed and Kyong-Soon Lee and Aideen M. Moore and Vibhuti Shah},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={418-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the safety of morphine for procedural pain management in nonintubated infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. METHODS Retrospective cohort study comparing nonintubated infants undergoing central line placement who received morphine during the procedure with a sex and age-matched group who did not receive morphine. The incidence of clinically significant respiratory depression and hypotension, defined as requiring intervention (ie, bag/mask ventilation, increased… CONTINUE READING
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