William F Walsh
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
- Room for improvement: nurses' perceptions of providing care in a single room newborn intensive care settingWilliam F Walsh
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 9550, USA
Adv Neonatal Care 6:261-70. 2006..1 per 1000 device days to 3.3 per 1000 device days in the 9 months after the move to single patient rooms. This article provides pragmatic design suggestions that should be prospectively considered to minimize staff isolation and stress...
- Evaluation of pulse oximetry screening in Middle Tennessee: cases for consideration before universal screeningW Walsh
Division of Neonatology, Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN 37232 9550, USA
J Perinatol 31:125-9. 2011..We evaluated this screening and report cases that demonstrate problems with screening in a non-research setting...
- Medical and economic impact of a respiratory syncytial virus outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unitNatasha B Halasa
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2581, USA
Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1040-4. 2005..We investigated an outbreak of RSV infection in a NICU and its impact on health care delivery, outcomes and costs...
- Evidence to inform decisions about maternal-fetal surgery: technical briefKatherine E Hartmann
Vanderbilt Evidence based Practice Center, Vanderbilt Institute for Medicine and Public Health, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37203 1738, USA
Obstet Gynecol 117:1191-204. 2011..To summarize the state of research in maternal-fetal surgery regarding the surgical repair of abnormalities in fetuses in the womb...
- Improvement in antenatal diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease implications for postnatal care and screeningStephanie W Israel
Department of Pediatrics, Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt University, 2200 Children s Way, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Fetal Diagn Ther 30:180-3. 2011..This observational study was performed to examine the current timing and mode of diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease (CCHD), since early detection of cardiac lesions can significantly improve morbidity and mortality...
- Report of the Tennessee Task Force on Screening Newborn Infants for Critical Congenital Heart DiseaseMichael R Liske
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 9119, USA
Pediatrics 118:e1250-6. 2006....
- The rising prevalence of gastroschisis and omphalocele in TennesseeSonya R Collins
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2504, USA
J Pediatr Surg 42:1221-4. 2007..We conclude that the increase in these important birth defects seen in earlier decades has persisted in Tennessee in recent years. Further elucidation of risk factors associated with the increase is warranted...
- Early inhaled nitric oxide therapy in premature newborns with respiratory failureJohn P Kinsella
Pediatric Heart Lung Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and Children s Hospital, Denver, USA
N Engl J Med 355:354-64. 2006..The safety and efficacy of early, low-dose, prolonged therapy with inhaled nitric oxide in premature newborns with respiratory failure are uncertain...