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Variations in central venous catheter-related infection risks among Canadian neonatal intensive care units
- L. Chien, Khalid Aziz, W. Andrews, D. Mcmillan, S. Lee
- The Pediatric infectious disease journal
- 1 June 2002
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 well… Expand
Variations in rates of nosocomial infection among Canadian neonatal intensive care units may be practice-related
BackgroundNosocomial infection (NI), particularly with positive blood or cerebrospinal fluid bacterial cultures, is a major cause of morbidity in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). Rates of NI… Expand
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
The development and implementation of a multidisciplinary neonatal resuscitation team in a Canadian perinatal centre.
PURPOSE To describe the implementation of a multidisciplinary neonatal resuscitation team (NRT) at a Canadian tertiary perinatal centre. METHODS In February 2002, the primary role of neonatal… Expand
Two hour blood glucose levels in at-risk babies: An audit of Canadian guidelines.
- J. Croke, Meagan Sullivan, Anne Ryan-Drover, E. Randell, W. Andrews, K. Aziz
- Paediatrics & child health
- 1 April 2009
BACKGROUND The Canadian guidelines recommend blood glucose (BG) screening starting at 2 h of age in asymptomatic 'at-risk' babies (including small-for-gestational-age [SGA] and… Expand
Percutaneously placed central venous catheter-related sepsis in Canadian neonatal intensive care units.
OBJECTIVES To estimate daily risk, variability between centers, and impact on outcomes of catheter-related sepsis (CRS) among preterm neonates. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective evaluation of data from… Expand
Functionally assessing bilateral differences and general effects of fatigue during a sport-specific running protocol
INTERIM REPORT CONCEPT FORMULATION STUDIES OF THE CONTROL ASPECTS OF THE FO~TH GENERATION AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM
- W. Andrews