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Variations in central venous catheter-related infection risks among Canadian neonatal intensive care units
Background. The objective of this study was to examine central venous catheter (CVC)-related nosocomial blood stream infection risks of umbilical venous, percutaneous and Broviac catheters, as wellExpand
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Improving the quality of care for infants: a cluster randomized controlled trial
Background: We developed and tested a new method, called the Evidence-based Practice for Improving Quality method, for continuous quality improvement. Methods: We used cluster randomization to assignExpand
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A Single-Center Experience of Implementing Delayed Cord Clamping in Babies Born at Less Than 33 Weeks' Gestational Age
Objective:To describe the implementation and outcomes of delayed cord clamping (DCC) in preterm babies. Study Design:Following staff orientation, a policy of DCC for 45 seconds was instituted for allExpand
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Ante- and intra-partum factors that predict increased need for neonatal resuscitation.
BACKGROUND In the absence of identified risk factors, 7% of term newly borns require PPV-ETT (positive pressure ventilation and/or endotracheal intubation). Factors increasing need for resuscitation,Expand
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Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Infants Born at <29 Weeks of Gestation Admitted to Canadian Neonatal Intensive Care Units Based on Location of Birth
Objective To compare mortality and neurodevelopmental outcomes of outborn and inborn preterm infants born at <29 weeks of gestation admitted to Canadian neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). StudyExpand
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Risk of Infection Using Peripherally Inserted Central and Umbilical Catheters in Preterm Neonates
OBJECTIVE: To compare the rates of catheter-associated bloodstream infection (CABSI) in preterm infants born at <30 weeks’ gestation who received a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)Expand
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Association of a quality improvement program with neonatal outcomes in extremely preterm infants: a prospective cohort study
Background: We previously demonstrated improvement in bronchopulmonary dysplasia and nosocomial infection among preterm infants at 12 neonatal units using the Evidence-based Practice for ImprovingExpand
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Neonatal outcomes following extensive cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the delivery room for infants born at less than 33 weeks gestational age.
AIM To examine the neonatal mortality and morbidity of infants born at <33 weeks gestational age (GA) who received extensive delivery room cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DR-CPR) immediately afterExpand
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Comparing very low birth weight versus very low gestation cohort methods for outcome analysis of high risk preterm infants
BackgroundCompared to very low gestational age (<32 weeks, VLGA) cohorts, very low birth weight (<1500 g; VLBW) cohorts are more prone to selection bias toward small-for-gestational age (SGA)Expand
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Interim Guidance for Basic and Advanced Life Support in Children and Neonates With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19.
This is a pre-publication version of an article that has undergone peer review and been accepted for publication but is not the final version of record. This paper may be cited using the DOI and dateExpand
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