Adrenaline in neonatal resuscitation: are there knowledge gaps?

Athanasios Chalkias, Nicoletta Iacovidou, Angeliki Syggelou, Theodoros Xanthos


Despite the widespread use of adrenaline in adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the main concern in using this drug in neonates is the lack of evidence. At present, there are very few reliable human and animal data to justify the use of adrenaline in neonatal resuscitation and significant knowledge gaps exist, which necessitate further research.


Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Neonatology · Cagliari (Italy) · October 23rd-26th, 2013 · Learned lessons, changing practice and cutting-edge research


adrenaline; neonates; resuscitation; knowledge gaps

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