Remifentanil versus Fentanyl for pain control during elective endotracheal intubation for surfactant administration in preterm infants

5 monthes ago   |   By Journal of Pediatric and Neonatal Individualized Medicine

Introduction: Today, the reality of pain in neonates is an undisputed fact, but pain management in clinical practice remains a challenging issue. All neonatal units should have a pain management protocol. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of Remifentanil versus Fentanyl in pain control during elective endotracheal intubation for surfactant administration in preterm infants. Materials and methods: Preterm infants with gestational age between 28 weeks and 34 weeks + 6 days with Respiratory Distress Syndrome who needed surfactant administration were divided into two...
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