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Iatrogenic compartment syndrome in neonatal care

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 03 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4161
  1. Maria Serenella Pignotti, neonatologist,
  2. Elisabetta Agostini, neonatologist,
  3. Patrizio Fiorini, neonatologist
  1. 1Fetal-Neonatal Department, Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria Anna Meyer, University of Florence, Florence 50100, Italy
  1. m.pignotti{at}

An infusion of 5% dextrose with 10% calcium gluconate was administered intravenously into the right hand of a newborn of gestational age 34.3 weeks and …

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