Helen Morrow

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Objective:The objective of this study was to reduce central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSIs) among 13 collaborating regional neonatal intensive care units by 25%. We tested the hypothesis that change could be attributed to the quality improvement collaborative by testing for ‘special cause’ variation.Study Design:Our prevention project(More)
To examine differences in perinatal health among nine Asian ethnic subgroups, a descriptive epidemiological study was conducted using linked birth/infant death certificates for 1982 to 1987. When compared with Whites, Asians had a lower proportion of young mothers, unmarried mothers, and women who received first trimester prenatal care; a higher proportion(More)
An outbreak of Neisseria meningitidis sero-group C disease occurred in four eighth grade students and in a younger sibling of another eighth grade student attending an intermediate school (seventh and eighth grades) in Santa Clara County, CA. Four cases had onset within 3 days in January, 1989, with the fifth case occurring approximately 10 days later. A(More)
On April 15, 2016, local public health officials in Shelby County, Tennessee, were notified of a positive measles immunoglobulin M (IgM) test for a male aged 18 months (patient A). On April 18, 2016, a second positive measles IgM test was reported for a man aged 50 years (patient B). Both patients had rash onset on April 9, 2016. The Shelby County Health(More)
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