Affiliation: University of Alberta
- Ante- and intra-partum factors that predict increased need for neonatal resuscitationKhalid Aziz
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Room 5027 DTC, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway, Edmonton AB, Canada T5H 3V9
Resuscitation 79:444-52. 2008..Factors increasing need for resuscitation, and therefore for individuals with advanced resuscitation skills, require further evaluation...
- Acute Care of At-Risk Newborns (ACoRN): quantitative and qualitative educational evaluation of the program in a region of ChinaNalini Singhal
Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
BMC Med Educ 12:44. 2012..This study assesses the applicability of the program to Chinese pediatric practitioners...
- A single-center experience of implementing delayed cord clamping in babies born at less than 33 weeks' gestational ageKhalid Aziz
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Royal Alexandra Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, DTC 5027, Royal Alexandra Hospital, 10240 Kingsway, Edmonton, AB T5H 3V9, Canada
Adv Neonatal Care 12:371-6. 2012..To describe the implementation and outcomes of delayed cord clamping (DCC) in preterm babies...
- Time course study of blood pressure in term and preterm infants immediately after birthGerhard Pichler
Centre for the Studies of Asphyxia and Resuscitation, Neonatal Research Unit, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Canada Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University, Graz, Austria
PLoS ONE 9:e114504. 2014..To describe temporal changes in systolic, diastolic, and mean blood pressure (SBP, DBP, and MBP, respectively) in term and preterm infants immediately after birth...
- Tidal volumes in spontaneously breathing preterm infants supported with continuous positive airway pressureQaasim N Mian
Neonatal Research Unit, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Canada Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
J Pediatr 165:702-6.e1. 2014..To describe changes in tidal volume (VT) and their correlation to changes in oxygen saturation and heart rate in spontaneously breathing preterm infants immediately after birth...
- Exhaled carbon dioxide can be used to guide respiratory support in the delivery roomSylvia van Os
Neonatal Research Unit, Alberta Health Services, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Acta Paediatr 103:796-806. 2014..We describe recordings of respiratory signals during delivery room resuscitations and discuss guidance on positive-pressure ventilation using respiratory parameters and exhaled carbon dioxide (ECO2 ) during neonatal resuscitations...
- Monitoring lung aeration during respiratory support in preterm infants at birthLiane J Kang
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada Neonatal Research Unit, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Canada
PLoS ONE 9:e102729. 2014..The purpose of PPV is to establish functional residual capacity and deliver an adequate tidal volume (VT) to achieve gas exchange...
- How to monitor the brain during immediate neonatal transition and resuscitation? A systematic qualitative review of the literatureGerhard Pichler
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada
Neonatology 105:205-10. 2014..The brain is vulnerable to injury and dysfunction during transition after birth in neonates. Clinical assessment of the neurological status immediately following birth is difficult, especially during resuscitation...
- Association of a quality improvement program with neonatal outcomes in extremely preterm infants: a prospective cohort studyShoo K Lee
Department of Paediatrics Lee, Shah, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont Department of Pediatrics Singhal, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta Department of Pediatrics Aziz, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta Department of Pediatrics Synnes, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Department of Pediatrics McMillan, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS Department of Pediatrics Seshia, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Man
CMAJ 186:E485-94. 2014..In the current study, we assessed the association of Canada-wide implementation of EPIQ with mortality and morbidity among preterm infants less than 29 weeks gestational age...
- Simulation-based learning combined with debriefing: trainers satisfaction with a new approach to training the trainers to teach neonatal resuscitationHarish J Amin
Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, C4 615, Alberta Children s Hospital, 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, Alberta T3B 6A8, Canada
BMC Res Notes 6:251. 2013..This study determines the degree to which experienced NRP instructors or instructor trainers perceived simulation in combination with debriefing to be effective in preparing them to teach simulation to other health care professionals...
- Non-invasive versus invasive respiratory support in preterm infants at birth: systematic review and meta-analysisGeorg M Schmölzer
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
BMJ 347:f5980. 2013..To assess the role of nasal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) initiated at birth for prevention of death and bronchopulmonary dysplasia in very preterm infants...
- Transport Risk Index of Physiologic Stability, version II (TRIPS-II): a simple and practical neonatal illness severity scoreShoo K Lee
Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Perinatol 30:395-400. 2013..Derive and validate a practical assessment of infant illness severity at admission to neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)...
- Incidence and timing of presentation of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infantsWendy H Yee
Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Pediatrics 129:e298-304. 2012..To examine the variation in the incidence and to identify the timing of the presentation of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in a cohort of preterm infants within the Canadian Neonatal Network (CNN)...