Evidence-Based Neonatal Pharmacotherapy, An Issue of Clinics in Perinatology

By

  • Alan Spitzer, MD, Senior Vice President and Director, Education, Research and Development, The Center for Research and Education, Pediatrix Medical Group, Sunrise, FL, USA
  • Dan Ellsbury, MD

Dr. Spitzer has created an issue devoted to the evidence-based pharmacologic care of the neonate. The issue opens with an important article on  A Quality Improvement Approach to Modifying Medication Use in the NICU. The expert authors he has secured have contributed articles in the areas of therapeutic drug monitoring, off-label use of medications in the NICU, antenatal and post-natal corticosteroids, antibiotics, antifungals, and antivirals, as well as bronchodilators and nitric oxide. Other articles also present evidence-based use of oxygen, dopamine, anesthetics and analgesics, and erythropoetin.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3911-0