Phenobarbital uses in a Maternal-Fetal Infections Suspected CaseJournal: International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) (Vol.8, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2020-04-05
Authors : Axler Jean Paul;
Page : 1-3
Keywords : Phenobarbital Maternal-fetal Infection Haiti Neonate Infections;
Maternal-fetal infections (MFIs) are important causes of morbi-mortality in neonatal units. According to the French Society of Neonatology in the 2017 version of its recommendations the care should be provided by a complete physical examination; and probabilistic antibiotic therapy with beta-lactam antibiotics and aminoglycosides, but never Phenobarbital.During our pediatric internship at the State University Hospital of Haiti (HUEH), we have noticed Phenobarbital is administered to newborns suspected with MFIs; we aim to draw attention to the indications of Phenobarbital in newborns through this case report and review literature study realize at the neonatal unit of the pediatric department of the State University Hospital of Haiti.
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