WHY IS THE USE OF SINGLE-DOSE vials the norm in the NICU? Why is preservative-free parenteral solution standard care in the NICU? The simple response is that neonates are not just small adults. Children, especially neonates, differ from adults in their drug pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination). This explanation only hints at the rationale.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2000
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