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Using a composite morbidity score and cultural survey to explore characteristics of high proficiency neonatal intensive care units

As morbidity variability has not been stopped with continuous quality improvement (CQI) collaboration, this study measures cultural, environmental and cognitive factors to separate high proficiency and low proficiency NICUs on composite morbidity score. All studied factors vary among NICUs, and … Continue reading

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Serum lactate levels and perfusion index: are these prognostic factors on mortality and morbidity in very low-birth weight infants?

Abstract Aim: Early hemodynamic assessment of global parameters in critically ill newborns fails and requires mostly invasive measurements in neonatal intensive care unit. Clinical signs are frequently used for assessment of peripheral perfusion. Perfusion index (PI) is a new noninvasive … Continue reading

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