Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 2014 Nov 13;33(11):572-5. Epub 2014 Oct 13.
Pôle Femme-Mère-Nouveau-Né, hôpital Jeanne-de-Flandre, CHRU de Lille, 2, rue Eugène-Aviné, 59037 Lille cedex 1, France; EA 4489, environnement périnatal et santé, faculté de médecine, université Lille II, 42, rue Paul-Duez, 59800 Lille, France.
Objective: The flow rate of intravenous administration of vasoactive agents should be steady in order to prevent changes in hemodynamics. In the newborns, because the flow rate is often lower than 1mL/h, it is difficult to switch of the syringe. The aim of our study was to compare the variations of concentration of active substance delivered after a manual or an automatic switch off the syringe with three different volumes (10mL, 20mL and 50mL). Read More