What is it about?
During the administration of intravenous drugs in a neonate, the infiltrated fluid can leak out of the vein, a process known as extravasation. When extravasation of calcium gluconate occurs it can cause calcium deposits and skin lesions. This study compares the efficacy of four antidotes to prevent this lesions: sodium thiosulfate, hyaluronidase, triamcinolone acetonide and saline solution.
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