D D Wirtschafter

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and development of potentially better practices to prevent neonatal nosocomial bacteremia
    Howard W Kilbride
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e504-18. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Promoting antenatal steroid use for fetal maturation: results from the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative
    David D Wirtschafter
    California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Pediatr 148:606-612. 2006
  3. doi request reprint A statewide quality improvement collaborative to reduce neonatal central line-associated blood stream infections
    D D Wirtschafter
    David D Wirtschafter, MD, Inc, Valley Village, CA, USA
    J Perinatol 30:170-81. 2010
  4. pmc Nosocomial infection reduction in VLBW infants with a statewide quality-improvement model
    David D Wirtschafter
    David D Wirtschafter, MD, Inc, San Jose, California, USA
    Pediatrics 127:419-26. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic use for presumed neonatally acquired infections far exceeds that for central line-associated blood stream infections: an exploratory critique
    D D Wirtschafter
    David D Wirtschafter, MD, Inc, Valley Village, CA 91607, USA
    J Perinatol 31:514-8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based potentially better practices to decrease nosocomial infections
    Howard W Kilbride
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e519-33. 2003

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and development of potentially better practices to prevent neonatal nosocomial bacteremia
    Howard W Kilbride
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e504-18. 2003
    ..There were 7 centers in the original focus group, but 1 center left the collaborative after 1 year. The objective of this study was to develop strategies to decrease nosocomial infection rates in NICUs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Promoting antenatal steroid use for fetal maturation: results from the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative
    David D Wirtschafter
    California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Pediatr 148:606-612. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that mean performance would improve and the number of centers performing below the lowest quartile of the baseline year would decrease...
  3. doi request reprint A statewide quality improvement collaborative to reduce neonatal central line-associated blood stream infections
    D D Wirtschafter
    David D Wirtschafter, MD, Inc, Valley Village, CA, USA
    J Perinatol 30:170-81. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that change could be attributed to the quality improvement collaborative by testing for 'special cause' variation...
  4. pmc Nosocomial infection reduction in VLBW infants with a statewide quality-improvement model
    David D Wirtschafter
    David D Wirtschafter, MD, Inc, San Jose, California, USA
    Pediatrics 127:419-26. 2011
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative quality-improvement model using a toolkit supplemented by workshops and Web casts in decreasing nosocomial infections in very low birth weight infants...
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic use for presumed neonatally acquired infections far exceeds that for central line-associated blood stream infections: an exploratory critique
    D D Wirtschafter
    David D Wirtschafter, MD, Inc, Valley Village, CA 91607, USA
    J Perinatol 31:514-8. 2011
    ..To assess antibiotic use as a complementary neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) infection measure to the central line-associated blood stream infection (CLABSI) rate...
  6. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based potentially better practices to decrease nosocomial infections
    Howard W Kilbride
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    Pediatrics 111:e519-33. 2003
    ..There were 7 centers in the original focus group, but 1 center left the collaborative after 1 year. Nosocomial infection is a significant area for improvement in most NICUs...