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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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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 NIExpand
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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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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 neonatalExpand
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Two hour blood glucose levels in at-risk babies: An audit of Canadian guidelines.
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] andExpand
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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 fromExpand
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