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

    Citation

    Davis, JW, Odd, D, Jary, S & Luyt, K, 2016, ‘The impact of a sepsis quality improvement project on neurodisability rates in very low birthweight infants’. Archives of Disease in Childhood, vol 101., pp. F562-F564

    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

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