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I just wanted to share a link about inotropes, a blog post on a British FOAMed* web site: https://www.paediatricfoam.com/2017/01/inotropes-made-simple/ Managing circulatory failure with potent cardio- and vasoactive drugs can be a challenge, and it is necessary to understand the pathophysiology of the problem to choose the right set of interventions and drugs. *FOAMed = Free Open Access Medical Education
The use of inotropes is a matter of discussion, and the 99nicu Poll for May 2012 is about the use inotrope use in preterm infant. This poll is inspired by a topic at the Evidence-based neonatology (EBNEO) conference in Stockholm, June 2011. Dr Alan Groves lectured about the use of inotropes, in an excellent and thought-provoking way. You can see this lecture in the EBNEO web cast, as the first lecture on the 2nd conference day (4 June 2011) http://web22.abiliteam.com/ability/show/khcichp/abbott_ebneo/speed.asp A review article by Alan Groves is also promoted as the Leading article this