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The objective of this study was to assess the association of analgesics and sedatives on oral feeding function and need for feeding tube at discharge in the very low birth weight (VLBW) (<1,500 g) preterm infant.
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Name: American journal of perinatology
Pain is a common experience for most patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). In the current study, the advantages and disadvantages of analgesic and sedative drugs used in the ICU are reviewed. An ...
The most appropriate sedative agent for conscious sedation in minor hysteroscopic surgeries is still unclear. Dexmedetomidine a sedative and analgesic agent, may be appropriate for outpatient procedur...
Preterm infants are at risk of encountering oral feeding difficulties which impede on the transition to independent oral feeds. The objective of this study was to identify a pivotal period where re...
There has been a growing interest in the relationship between sedative-hypnotics use and the risk of Alzheimer's dementia (AD) risk. This study aimed to evaluate the risk of AD associated with the use...
Although potent sedative and opioid drugs are some of the most commonly used medications to manage pain, anxiety, and discomfort in critically ill patients, conducting clinical trials where sedative a...
The purpose of this pilot study is to evaluate a feeding technique, sham feeding, to promote adequate oral skills in order to prevent oral aversion and/or poor oral skills due to the delay...
The study team will determine whether a decreased feeding tube dwell time will reduce feeding tube contamination
Sedative and analgesic agents are widely used in the ICU. These agents can provide hypnotic effect, pain alleviation, cooperation, and synchronizing ventilatory support. Prolonged use of t...
Comparison of short and long term neurological outcome of VLBW infants with and without early onset hypotension required intervention. The cohort includes all VLBW infants born in our inst...
Feeding is one of the most common problems encountered by preterm infants. Besides, effective and safe feeding is one of the important discharge criteria. Feeding problems of premature inf...
Nutritional support given via the alimentary canal or any route connected to the gastrointestinal system (i.e., the enteral route). This includes oral feeding, sip feeding, and tube feeding using nasogastric, gastrostomy, and jejunostomy tubes.
An opioid analgesic related to MORPHINE but with less potent analgesic properties and mild sedative effects. It also acts centrally to suppress cough.
A narcotic analgesic morphinan used as a sedative in veterinary practice.
An adrenergic alpha-agonist used as a sedative, analgesic, and muscle relaxant in veterinary medicine.
A selective inhibitor of RECEPTORS, ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 that has analgesic and sedative properties. MEDETOMIDINE is the other racemic form.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...