Document Detail


Diuretics for very low birth weight infants in the first 28 days: a survey of the US neonatologists.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21394079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Objective:The objective of this study was to describe factors influencing diuretic use by neonatologists caring for very low birth weight neonates.Study Design:We surveyed 400 US neonatologists. Respondents made therapeutic decisions in clinical scenarios involving very low birth weight infants at 7, 14 and 28 days of age.Result:Response rate was 39%. Diuretic therapy was chosen in 31% of scenario decisions, with pro re nata dosing selected early and regular dosing more common at later ages. Diuretic use was strongly associated with method of respiratory support, and was chosen less often by those also choosing fluid restriction and those concerned about patent ductus arteriosus risk. After adjusting for these factors, excessive weight gain, expected improvement in work of breathing and expected decrease in ventilator days were also associated with diuretic use.Conclusion:The extent of and expectations for diuretic therapy by neonatologists caring for very low birth weight neonates may exceed evidence for efficacy.Journal of Perinatology advance online publication, 10 March 2011; doi:10.1038/jp.2011.11.
Authors:
J I Hagadorn; M R Sanders; C Staves; V C Herson; K Daigle
Related Documents :
24181399 - Younger versus older infants' use of prosody-like boundaries to locate musical phrases.
10695499 - Thrombolysis in newborns and infants.
24273029 - Perceptual attunement in vowels: a meta-analysis.
24030249 - Performance of the parent report of children's abilities-revised (parca-r) versus the b...
22963159 - African american infant mortality and the genesee county, mi reach 2010 initiative: an ...
16911159 - The prevalence of laryngeal disease in a large population of competition draft horses.
17033529 - Effects of age and time on energy and macronutrient intake in german infants and young ...
24739939 - Factors associated with loneliness among mothers with 4-month-old or 18-month-old infan...
15798909 - Transplacental passage of a nonionic contrast agent.
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-5543     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
1] Division of Neonatology, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA [2] Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington CT, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Antioxidant and Antityrosinase Activities of Various Extracts from the Fruiting Bodies of Lentinus l...
Next Document:  Lysosomal positioning coordinates cellular nutrient responses.