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Medication error prevention by clinical pharmacists in two children's hospitals.
The purpose of this study was to record prospectively the frequency of and potential harm caused by errant medication orders at two large pediatric hospitals. The objective of the study was to assessExpand
Risk Factors for Early-onset Group B Streptococcal Sepsis: Estimation of Odds Ratios by Critical Literature Review
Objective. To identify and to establish the prevalence of ORs for factors associated with increased risk for early-onset group B streptococcal (EOGBS) infection in neonates. Study Design. LiteratureExpand
Serial Serum C-Reactive Protein Levels in the Diagnosis of Neonatal Infection
Objective. To evaluate serial serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels for diagnosis of neonatal infection. Setting. A regional intensive care nursery and two community intensive care nurseries.Expand
Treatment of persistent patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants: time to accept the null hypothesis?
  • W. Benitz
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Perinatology
  • 25 February 2010
Medical and surgical interventions are widely used to close a persistently patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants. Objective evidence to support these practices is lacking, causing some toExpand
Adjunct laboratory tests in the diagnosis of early-onset neonatal sepsis.
  • W. Benitz
  • Medicine
  • Clinics in perinatology
  • 1 June 2010
Early-onset sepsis remains a major diagnostic problem in neonatal medicine. Definitive diagnosis depends on cultures of blood or other normally sterile body fluids. Abnormal hematological counts,Expand
Retinopathy of Prematurity and Pulse Oximetry: A National Survey of Recent Practices
OBJECTIVE: To determine if practices related to the use of pulse oximetry in the first 2 weeks following birth and after 2 weeks of age have a relationship to the rate of retinopathy of prematurityExpand