Kerry P Mychaliska

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OBJECTIVE The delivery of anticipatory guidance regarding newborn care is a standard practice for pediatricians. The purpose of this prospective study was to analyze the preexisting knowledge of routine newborn care in postpartum mothers. METHODS Inclusion criteria included all postpartum mothers of live-born infants at least two hours following delivery(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of circumcision on feeding behavior in the newborn period is unknown. We hypothesized that circumcision would not have a significant effect on newborn feeding. METHODS This prospective study analyzed the effect of circumcision on neonatal feeding behavior. Inclusion criteria were healthy male infants WHO were exclusively bottle-fed(More)
BACKGROUND The pediatric hospital discharge process presents significant challenges, and medication discrepancies remain an unsolved problem. The purpose of this study was to determine the discrepancy rates at the time of discharge when multiple sources of medication documentation exist, and to characterize the medication discrepancies into error type,(More)
Neutropenic enterocolitis (NE) is a life-threatening complication most commonly seen in patients receiving intensive chemotherapy for acute leukemia. The condition usually affects the terminal ileum, cecum, or ascending colon. In rare instances, NE may occur before the initiation of chemotherapy or involve more distal bowel. The authors report the case of a(More)
Hospitals strive to provide all their patients with quality care that is safe, timely, efficient, equitable, effective, and patient centered. Although hospitals have developed technology- and industry-based quality improvement models, there remains a need to better engage the frontline health care workers at the site of care to enhance communication and(More)
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