BACKGROUND: Sucrose is an effective analgesic for procedural pain in preterm infants. It has been hypothesized that its analgesic effects are mediated by the release of endogenous opioid neurotransmitters such as beta-endorphin. OBJECTIVE: To…
Determine feasibility of a communication skills
training (CST) to prepare pediatric intensivists
for communicating bad news and assessing goals
of care in the pediatric intensive care unit
Describe the impact of CST on…
To determine the causes and process of death in neonates in Canada.
Prospective observational study.
Nineteen tertiary level neonatal units in Canada.
942 neonatal deaths (215 full-term and 727…