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Current Neonatal Pain and Sedation Strategies: From Morphine to Dexmedetomidine

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Overview / Abstract:

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the effects of neonatal pain on brain development.
Describe potential short- and long-term risks and benefits of morphine and dexmedetomidine in neonates.
Providers will have increased knowledge on pain and sedation strategies in critically ill neonates.


May 27, 2018


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME



Credits / Hours

1.5 hours, Rx=1.0



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Ryan McAdams MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Pharmacology, Perinatology, Pediatrics, Pain Management, OB/GYN / Women's Health

Keywords / Search Terms

Contemporary Forums Online neonatal pain, NICU, preterm, pain management, morphine, sedation strategies, critically ill neonates, infants

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