Variation in NICU Admission Rates Without Identifiable Cause.

  title={Variation in NICU Admission Rates Without Identifiable Cause.},
  author={Kathryn A Ziegler and D. George Paul and Matthew K Hoffman and Robert G. Locke},
  journal={Hospital pediatrics},
  volume={6 5},
OBJECTIVES Admission to the NICU is influenced by physiologic compromise and by hospital care protocols. Providing appropriate care must be balanced with adverse consequences of NICU admission, such as interrupting maternal-infant bonding and unnecessary interventions. This study aims to determine the variation in NICU admissions in term and late preterm… CONTINUE READING