Stephanie A. Bodily

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Human rhinovirus (HRV), the most common cause of upper respiratory infection in children, can present as bronchiolitis, pneumonia, or asthma exacerbations. The impact of HRV in infants and toddlers with congenital heart disease is poorly defined. A case–control study was performed to compare the clinical course for 19 young children with respiratory(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine whether judicious blood testing impacts timing or amount of packed RBC transfusions in infants after heart surgery. DESIGN A retrospective study comparing before and after initiation of a quality improvement process. SETTING A university-affiliated cardiac ICU at a tertiary care children's hospital. PATIENTS Infants less than 1(More)
OBJECTIVES To safely optimize blood testing and costs for pediatric cardiac surgical patients without adversely impacting patient outcomes. DESIGN This is a quality improvement cohort project with pre- and postintervention groups. SETTING University-affiliated pediatric cardiac ICU in a tertiary care children's hospital. PATIENTS All patients were(More)
Hemoglobin levels (Hgb) of infants with a single ventricle (SV) are traditionally maintained high to maximize oxygen-carrying capacity during stage 1 palliation (S1P), stage 2 palliation (S2P), and between stages (IS). A single-center observational cohort study was performed to determine if red blood cell transfusion during the convalescent phase of the S1P(More)
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