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Implementation of a "Golden Hour" Protocol for Very Preterm Infants: A Quality Improvement Project
Purpose: The purpose of this project is to improve the outcomes of very preterm infants via development, implementation, and evaluation of a “Golden Hour” protocol to standardize delivery room practices in a level III ...
Implementation of a Cue-Based Feeding Protocol
Background: Volume based feedings continue to be utilized in NICUs despite their association with increased length of stay, feeding aversion, and physiologic instability during feedings. Cue-based feeding has been shown ...
Improving Target Oxygen Saturation Compliance in the NICU
Background: Due to immaturity, excess oxygen in the bloodstream of neonates can lead to the production of free radicals and proinflammatory markers. Hyperoxia and excess ventilation can lead to complications such as ...
Implementation and Evaluation of a “Golden Hour” Protocol in a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
BACKGROUND: The neonatal “Golden Hour” is the first hour of life following premature birth. This timeframe greatly influences risk factors related to mortality and morbidity. Use of a golden hour protocol to guide ...