The impact of a sepsis quality improvement project on neurodisability rates in very low birthweight infants

Jonathan W. Davis*, David Odd, Sally Jary, Karen Luyt

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Abstract

Objective Very low birthweight (VLBW; 3 days of age. Secondary outcomes were death and moderate cognitive impairment. A logistic regression model was derived using the birth era as the independent variable with adjustment for typical confounders. Results In total, 379 infants were born in the preintervention cohort and 378 in the postintervention cohort. The CONS infection rate was reduced after the intervention (26.7% vs 14.1% p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)F562-F564
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Volume101
Issue number6
Early online date18 Aug 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016

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