G K Suresh
Affiliation: University of Vermont
- Current surfactant use in premature infantsG K Suresh
Neonatal Division, Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Clin Perinatol 28:671-94. 2001..In the future we are likely to see the development of new types of surfactants. Further research is required to determine the optimal use of surfactant in conjunction with other respiratory interventions...
- Don't believe everything you read in the patient's chartGautham Suresh
Department of Pediatrics, Given Building, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Pediatrics 111:1108-9. 2003
- Exogenous surfactant therapy in newborn infantsG K Suresh
Department of Pediatrics, Neonatal Division, Given Building, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
Ann Acad Med Singapore 32:335-45. 2003..In trials in severe meconium aspiration syndrome, surfactant therapy reduced the need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Its role in other disorders requires testing. The development and testing of newer surfactants is in progress...
- Voluntary anonymous reporting of medical errors for neonatal intensive careGautham Suresh
University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
Pediatrics 113:1609-18. 2004..We developed a voluntary, anonymous, Internet-based reporting system for medical errors in neonatal intensive care, evaluated its feasibility, and identified errors that affect high-risk neonates and their families...
- Adverse events in the neonatal intensive care unit: development, testing, and findings of an NICU-focused trigger tool to identify harm in North American NICUsPaul J Sharek
Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, 700 Welch Rd, Suite 227, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Pediatrics 118:1332-40. 2006..The purpose of this work was to develop a NICU-focused tool for adverse event detection and to describe the incidence of adverse events in NICUs identified by this tool...
- Ensuring accurate knowledge of prematurity outcomes for prenatal counselingFermin Blanco
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Vermont Children s Hospital, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Pediatrics 115:e478-87. 2005....
- Timing of initial surfactant treatment for infants 23 to 29 weeks' gestation: is routine practice evidence based?Jeffrey D Horbar
Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Pediatrics 113:1593-602. 2004..To describe the timing of initial surfactant treatment for high-risk preterm infants in routine practice and compare these findings with evidence from randomized trials and published guidelines...
- Attitudes of obstetric and pediatric health care providers toward resuscitation of infants who are born at the margins of viabilityJustin P Lavin
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Akron Children s Hospital, Akron, OH 44308, USA
Pediatrics 118:S169-76. 2006..The objective of this study was to determine the attitudes of a variety of health care providers toward the recommendations that should be made to parents regarding the resuscitation of infants who are born at the margins of viability...
- Collaborative quality improvement to promote evidence based surfactant for preterm infants: a cluster randomised trialJeffrey D Horbar
Vermont Oxford Network, 33 Kilburn Street, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
BMJ 329:1004. 2004..To test a multifaceted collaborative quality improvement intervention designed to promote evidence based surfactant treatment for preterm infants of 23-29 weeks' gestation...
- Patient misidentification in the neonatal intensive care unit: quantification of riskJames E Gray
Center for Patient Safety in Neonatal Intensive Care, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Pediatrics 117:e43-7. 2006..To quantify the potential for misidentification among NICU patients resulting from similarities in patient names or hospital medical record numbers (MRNs)...
- If it's in the paper, it must be true: newspaper reporting of pediatric medication errorsGautham Suresh
Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Pediatrics 117:2281-2. 2006
- Evaluation and development of potentially better practices for perinatal and neonatal communication and collaborationJudy Ohlinger
Akron Children s Hospital, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, One Perkins Sq, Akron, OH 44308, USA
Pediatrics 118:S147-52. 2006..Antepartum and intrapartum maternal attributes and interventions also were considered important measurements to identify practice variations and their relationship to neonatal outcomes for ongoing obstetric and neonatal collaboration...
- Implementation and case-study results of potentially better practices for collaboration between obstetrics and neonatology to achieve improved perinatal outcomesMara Zabari
Department of Perinatology and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon, USA
Pediatrics 118:S153-8. 2006..Five NICUs from the Vermont Oxford Network's Evidence-Based Quality Improvement Collaborative in Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine tested potentially better practices that overlap obstetric and NICU care...