Medication use in the neonatal intensive care unit

American Journal of Perinatology • October 2014.

Hsieh EM, Hornik CP, Clark RH, Laughon MM, Benjamin DK Jr, Smith PB; Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act—Pediatric Trials Network.

The aim of the article is to provide an update on medication use in infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in the United States and examine how use has changed over time. We performed a retrospective review (2005-2010) of a large prospectively collected administrative database.

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