Michael H. Goodstein

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BACKGROUND The frequency of low level bacteremia (< or = 10 colony-forming units/ml) in infants from birth to 2 months of age and the optimal volume of blood and number of blood cultures to be collected have not been well-documented. During 1991 guidelines at this hospital for collection of blood for culture from these infants were revised. METHODS Blood(More)
We evaluated a comprehensive hospital-based infant safe sleep education program on parental education and safe sleep behaviors in the home using a cross-sectional survey of new parents at hospital discharge (HD) and 4-month follow-up (F/U). Knowledge and practices of infant safe sleep were compared to the National Infant Sleep Position Study benchmark.(More)
To determine whether one of the newer preservation solutions for packed red blood cells (PRBC) is safe and effective in the transfusion of the very low birth weight infant, we conducted a randomized trial comparing PRBC preserved with the anticoagulant solution mannitol-adenine-dextrose (AS-1) and PRBC preserved with citrate-phosphate-dextrose-adenine(More)
This study evaluates the effect of maternal depression on neonatal health status in premature infants during their initial hospitalization. Infants younger than 34 weeks' gestation born to nondrug abusing mothers were enrolled in the study. Thirty-one mother-infant pairs were identified. Maternal depression was evaluated by the Center for Epidemiologic(More)
BACKGROUND Health literacy is critical for understanding complex medical problems and necessary for the well being of the patient. Printed educational materials (PM) have limitations in explaining the dynamics of a disease process. Multimedia formats may be useful for enhancing the educational process. OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether a printed format or(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the comprehensiveness of neonatal resuscitation documentation and to determine the association of various patient, provider and institutional factors with completeness of neonatal documentation. METHODS Multi-center retrospective chart review of a sequential sample of very low birth weight infants born in 2013. The description of(More)
On the basis of the New Zealand Cot Study and European data, in 1992 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommended that infants no longer sleep in the prone position.‍1 By 1994, the National Institutes of Health, with other stakeholders, introduced the Back to Sleep campaign.‍ Over the next 10 years, the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) rate in(More)
We evaluated images in popular stock photography websites for adherence with American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for safe infant sleep practices. Three top stock photo websites were used to collect photographs generated from key phrases. All images depicting an infant sleep environment were analyzed for consistency with AAP guidelines.(More)
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