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It isn’t often I have had the pleasure of reviewing a paper from my own center (maybe because I have been reticient to critique my colleagues) but this paper I couldn’t resist. If my colleagues are reading this then I will provide a spoiler alert that I am not planning on trashing the paper. A few years ago my colleague Dr. Yasser El Sayed (who many of you will know from his work on targeted echocardiography and ultrasound and most recently on www.pocusneo.ca) began touting the benefits of vasopressin as an inotrope. I have to confess, my knowledge of the drug was mostly at that point as a mol
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