Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening by Pulse Oximetry in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit


Objective:Critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) screening is effective in asymptomatic late preterm and term newborn infants with a low false-positive rate (0.035%). (1) To compare 2817 neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) discharges before and after implementation of CCHD screening; and (2) to evaluate CCHD screening at <35 weeks gestation.Study Design… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/jp.2014.135

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