Premedication for nonemergency endotracheal intubation in the neonate

Kumar, P.; Denson, S. E.; Mancuso, T. J.; Committee on, Fetus; Newborn, Section on Anesthesiology; Pain, Medicine

Pediatrics. 2010 Feb 24; 125(3):608-15

Abstract

Endotracheal intubation is a common procedure in newborn care. The purpose of this clinical report is to review currently available evidence on use of premedication for intubation, identify gaps in knowledge, and provide guidance for making decisions about the use of premedication.

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