Systematic evaluation of pain in neonates: effect on the number of intravenous analgesics prescribed

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Objective. To document the effect of systematic evaluation of pain in neonates on prescription of intravenous analgesics in a level-III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) as a marker of increased awareness of treating and preventing pain. Methods. Retrospective analysis of the number of yearly prescribed vials of intravenous analgesics in a level-III NICU… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00228-003-0585-3

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