Adam B Hoellering

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OBJECTIVES To compare change in lung volume (DeltaV(L)), using respiratory inductive plethysmography, time to recover pre-suction lung volume (t(rec)) and the cardiorespiratory disturbances associated with open suction (OS) and closed suction (CS) in ventilated infants. DESIGN Randomised blinded crossover trial. SETTING Neonatal intensive care unit. (More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the cardiac silhouette method with the vertebral body method in predicting the umbilical venous catheter tip position on ultrasound; to measure the length of the target zone for the umbilical venous catheter tip; and to determine the time taken for a neonatologist to ascertain position of the umbilical venous catheter tip with(More)
AIM This study aimed to establish current management practice for patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) among individual consultant neonatologists in Australia and New Zealand, to examine the influences that drives practice and highlight the importance of future randomised controlled trials in the region. METHODS Eligible subjects were identified from the(More)
AIM This study aims to document methods of blood culture collection used in our neonatal unit and to determine whether or not the proportion of contaminated cultures varied according to method of collection. Two specific comparisons of interest were the proportion of contaminated cultures in samples collected via (i) preferred versus non-preferred methods,(More)
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