Edward F Donovan

Summary

Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The investment case for preventing NICU-associated infections
    Edward F Donovan
    Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative Executive Committee and James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:179-84. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Intensive home visiting is associated with decreased risk of infant death
    Edward F Donovan
    Child Policy Research Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 119:1145-51. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Infant death among Ohio resident infants born at 32 to 41 weeks of gestation
    Edward F Donovan
    Child Policy Research Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:58.e1-5. 2010
  4. pmc Use of a body proportionality index for growth assessment of preterm infants
    Irene E Olsen
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 154:486-91. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Risk analysis and an alternative protocol for reduction of screening for retinopathy of prematurity
    Michael B Yang
    Department of Ophthalmology Abrahamson Pediatric Eye Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J AAPOS 13:539-45. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Parental angst making and revisiting decisions about treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    William B Brinkman
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 124:580-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Putting evidence-based clinical practice guidelines into practice: an academic pediatric center's experience
    Wendy E Gerhardt
    Center for Professional Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:226-35. 2007
  8. pmc Epidemiology of necrotizing enterocolitis temporal clustering in two neonatology practices
    Jareen Meinzen-Derr
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr 154:656-61. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Bias in reported neurodevelopmental outcomes among extremely low birth weight survivors
    Lisa Castro
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 114:404-10. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Understanding variation in vitamin A supplementation among NICUs
    Heather C Kaplan
    Divisions of Neonatology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Neonatology, ML 7009, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e367-73. 2010

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Publications38

  1. pmc The investment case for preventing NICU-associated infections
    Edward F Donovan
    Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative Executive Committee and James M Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Perinatol 30:179-84. 2013
    ..Nosocomial [hospital-associated or neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)-associated] infections occur in as many as 10 to 36% of very low-birth-weight infants cared for in NICUs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intensive home visiting is associated with decreased risk of infant death
    Edward F Donovan
    Child Policy Research Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 119:1145-51. 2007
    ..The goal was to test the hypothesis that participation in a community-based home-visiting program is associated with a decreased risk of infant death...
  3. doi request reprint Infant death among Ohio resident infants born at 32 to 41 weeks of gestation
    Edward F Donovan
    Child Policy Research Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:58.e1-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine gestational age-specific, adjusted infant mortality rates for Ohio...
  4. pmc Use of a body proportionality index for growth assessment of preterm infants
    Irene E Olsen
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 154:486-91. 2009
    ..To evaluate the utility of weight-for-length (defined as gm/cm(3), known as the "ponderal index") as a complementary measure of growth in infants in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)...
  5. doi request reprint Risk analysis and an alternative protocol for reduction of screening for retinopathy of prematurity
    Michael B Yang
    Department of Ophthalmology Abrahamson Pediatric Eye Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J AAPOS 13:539-45. 2009
    ..To determine whether a multivariate risk model can select infants with low-risk eyes for an alternative protocol that reduces retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening without loss of effectiveness...
  6. doi request reprint Parental angst making and revisiting decisions about treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    William B Brinkman
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 124:580-9. 2009
    ..Despite availability of effective treatment options, initiation of treatment is variable and persistence with therapeutic regimens is poor...
  7. ncbi request reprint Putting evidence-based clinical practice guidelines into practice: an academic pediatric center's experience
    Wendy E Gerhardt
    Center for Professional Excellence, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:226-35. 2007
    ..Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center developed a formal process for the production of 29 evidence-based guidelines and companion tools...
  8. pmc Epidemiology of necrotizing enterocolitis temporal clustering in two neonatology practices
    Jareen Meinzen-Derr
    Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    J Pediatr 154:656-61. 2009
    ..To develop a statistical method for defining clusters of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) cases in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bias in reported neurodevelopmental outcomes among extremely low birth weight survivors
    Lisa Castro
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatrics 114:404-10. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate possible bias in the evaluation of neurodevelopment and somatic growth at 18 to 22 months' postmenstrual age among extremely low birth weight (ELBW) survivors (401-1000 g at birth)...
  10. doi request reprint Understanding variation in vitamin A supplementation among NICUs
    Heather C Kaplan
    Divisions of Neonatology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Neonatology, ML 7009, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e367-73. 2010
    ..We examined and characterized variation among NICUs in the use of vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely low birth weight infants...
  11. pmc Using improvement science to increase accuracy and reliability of gestational age documentation
    Beena D Kamath
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, TriHealth, Ohio 45229, USA
    Am J Perinatol 29:217-24. 2012
    ..01). GA reliability can be increased using standardized improvement science methods. Better communication of GA will enable better clinical decisions and foster population-based perinatal research...
  12. doi request reprint Ohio statewide quality-improvement collaborative to reduce late-onset sepsis in preterm infants
    Heather C Kaplan
    Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7009, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 127:427-35. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that these methods would result in a 50% reduction in nosocomial infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early bubble CPAP and outcomes in ELBW preterm infants
    Vivek Narendran
    Division of Neonatology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0541, USA
    J Perinatol 23:195-9. 2003
    ..To test whether the introduction of early bubble continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) results in improved respiratory outcomes in extremely low birth-weight infants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Race, gender, and clinical risk index for babies (CRIB) score as predictors of severe retinopathy of prematurity
    Michael B Yang
    Department of Ophthalmology Abrahamson Pediatric Eye Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J AAPOS 10:253-61. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Contributions of infertility treatment to very-low-birth-weight multiple birth infants receiving neonatal intensive care
    Laura Nickles Hashimoto
    Divisions of Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:401-6. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Promoting the uptake and use of evidence: an overview of the problem
    Marya Strand
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7014, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Clin Perinatol 30:389-402. 2003
    ..Studies should also rigorously evaluate alternative methods of disseminating the primary study's findings and identify the characteristics of clinicians, patients, and parents associated with practice change...
  17. pmc Community supports after surviving extremely low-birth-weight, extremely preterm birth: special outpatient services in early childhood
    Susan R Hintz
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:748-55. 2008
    ..To determine special outpatient services (SOS) use, need, associated factors, and neurodevelopmental and functional outcomes among extremely preterm infants at 18 to 22 months' corrected age...
  18. pmc Aggressive vs. conservative phototherapy for infants with extremely low birth weight
    Brenda H Morris
    University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1885-96. 2008
    ..It is unclear whether aggressive phototherapy to prevent neurotoxic effects of bilirubin benefits or harms infants with extremely low birth weight (1000 g or less)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in neonatal morbidity and mortality for very low birthweight infants
    Avroy A Fanaroff
    Department of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:147.e1-8. 2007
    ..To document the mortality and morbidity of infants weighing 501-1500 g at birth according to gestational age, birthweight, and sex...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for early death among extremely low-birth-weight infants
    Seetha Shankaran
    Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:796-802. 2002
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  21. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental outcome of premature infants after antenatal phenobarbital exposure
    Seetha Shankaran
    Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:171-7. 2002
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  22. ncbi request reprint Minimal ventilation to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely-low-birth-weight infants
    Waldemar A Carlo
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Neonatology, 35233, USA
    J Pediatr 141:370-4. 2002
    ..The primary outcome was death or BPD at 36 weeks' postmenstrual age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants after necrotizing enterocolitis
    Susan R Hintz
    Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, 750 Welch Rd, Suite 315, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Pediatrics 115:696-703. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to compare growth, neurologic, and cognitive outcomes among ELBW survivors of SurgNEC and MedNEC with NoNEC at 18 to 22 months' corrected age...
  24. pmc Neurodevelopmental outcome of extremely low birth weight infants with posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus requiring shunt insertion
    Ira Adams-Chapman
    Department of Pediatrics Division of Neonatology, Emory University School of Medicine, 46 Jesse Hill Jr Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1167-77. 2008
    ..We aimed to evaluate neurodevelopmental and growth outcomes among extremely low birth weight infants who had severe intraventricular hemorrhage that required shunt insertion compared with infants without shunt insertion...
  25. ncbi request reprint From outdated to updated, keeping clinical guidelines valid
    Eloise Clark
    Int J Qual Health Care 18:165-6. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Changes in pathogens causing early-onset sepsis in very-low-birth-weight infants
    Barbara J Stoll
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:240-7. 2002
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Late-onset sepsis in very low birth weight neonates: the experience of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network
    Barbara J Stoll
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 110:285-91. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Whole-body hypothermia for neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Seetha Shankaran
    Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, Wayne State University, Children s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:1574-84. 2005
    ..Hypothermia is protective against brain injury after asphyxiation in animal models. However, the safety and effectiveness of hypothermia in term infants with encephalopathy is uncertain...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of antenatal glucocorticoids on outcomes of very low birth weight multifetal gestations
    Laura Nickles Hashimoto
    Division of Neonatology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:804-10. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that benefits of antenatal glucocorticoids to reduce death or major morbidities are similar in very low birth weight multiple and singleton infants...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of parenteral glutamine supplementation on plasma amino acid concentrations in extremely low-birth-weight infants
    Brenda B Poindexter
    Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:737-43. 2003
    ..Glutamine is one of the most abundant amino acids in both plasma and human milk and may be conditionally essential in premature infants. However, glutamine is not provided by standard intravenous amino acid solutions...
  31. ncbi request reprint To tap or not to tap: high likelihood of meningitis without sepsis among very low birth weight infants
    Barbara J Stoll
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1181-6. 2004
    ..We speculated that meningitis may be underdiagnosed among very low birth weight (VLBW) infants because of the failure to perform lumbar punctures (LPs) in infants with suspected sepsis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Delivery room continuous positive airway pressure/positive end-expiratory pressure in extremely low birth weight infants: a feasibility trial
    Neil N Finer
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, 200 W Arbor Dr, 8774, San Diego, CA 92103 8774, USA
    Pediatrics 114:651-7. 2004
    ....
  33. pmc Predictors of death or bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants with respiratory failure
    N Ambalavanan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    J Perinatol 28:420-6. 2008
    ..To identify the variables that predict death/physiologic bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) in preterm infants with severe respiratory failure...
  34. pmc Outcomes of safety and effectiveness in a multicenter randomized, controlled trial of whole-body hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Seetha Shankaran
    Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e791-8. 2008
    ..Whole-body hypothermia reduced the frequency of death or moderate/severe disabilities in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in a randomized, controlled multicenter trial...
  35. pmc Very low birth weight preterm infants with surgical short bowel syndrome: incidence, morbidity and mortality, and growth outcomes at 18 to 22 months
    Conrad R Cole
    Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, 2015 Uppergate Dr, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e573-82. 2008
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  36. pmc Use of evidence to reduce child health disparities in the U.S.: an introduction to this issue of public health reports
    Edward F Donovan
    Public Health Rep 120:366-9. 2005
  37. pmc Association between urinary lactate to creatinine ratio and neurodevelopmental outcome in term infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
    William Oh
    Department of Pediatrics, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    J Pediatr 153:375-8. 2008
    ..To assess the association between urinary lactate to creatinine ratio (ULCR) and neurodevelopmental outcome in term infants with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy and examine the effect of hypothermia on the change in ULCR...
  38. ncbi request reprint Predicting outcomes of neonates diagnosed with hypoxemic-ischemic encephalopathy
    Namasivayam Ambalavanan
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2084-93. 2006
    ..The goals were to identify predictor variables and to develop scoring systems and classification trees to predict death/disability or death in infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy...