Learning collaboratives and guidelines reduce jaundice in California

This study looked at the effectiveness of state-wide learning collaboratives using national guidelines at reducing extreme cases of hyperbilirubinaemia in California. The study covered 3,172,762 babies and found that the introduction of the learning collaboratives and the guidelines reduced the incidence of hyperbilirubinaemia from 28.2 per 100,000 live births to 15.3.

You can read the abstract of this article here.

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About John Gale

I work as a medical librarian in the Joint Education and Training (JET) library at Leighton Hospital, Crewe. I keep clinicians up to date with the latest research, help them to find the best information about treatment and train them to find - and assess - high-quality information for themselves. I also help doctors and nurses find and write high-quality information for patients.
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