Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
- Evaluation of the Family Integrated Care model of neonatal intensive care: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Canada and AustraliaKarel O'Brien
Maternal Infant Care Research Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
BMC Pediatr 15:210. 2015..Our hypothesis is that infants whose families complete the FICare program will have greater weight gain and better clinical and parental outcomes compared with infants provided with standard NICU care...
- Invasive candidiasis in low birth weight preterm infants: risk factors, clinical course and outcome in a prospective multicenter study of cases and their matched controlsMichelle Barton
Division of Microbiology, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Room 3654, Atrium, 555 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
BMC Infect Dis 14:327. 2014..This multicenter prospective study of invasive candidiasis (IC) was carried out to determine the risk factors for, incidence of, clinical and laboratory features, treatment and outcome of IC in infants of birth weight <1250 g...
- High Frequency Jet Ventilation during Initial Management, Stabilization, and Transport of Newborn Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Case SeriesQianshen Zhang
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Maternal and Child Healthcare Hospital of Shenzhen City, Guangdong 518028, China Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Crit Care Res Pract 2013:937871. 2013..This paper supports the decision to utilize HFJV as it likely contributed to safe transport of many infants that would not otherwise have tolerated transport to a surgical centre...
- A pilot cohort analytic study of Family Integrated Care in a Canadian neonatal intensive care unitKarel O'Brien
Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto M5G 1X5, Canada
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S12. 2013..The objective of this pilot prospective cohort analytic study was to explore the feasibility, safety, and potential outcomes of implementing this model in a Canadian NICU...
- Infant flow biphasic nasal continuous positive airway pressure (BP- NCPAP) vs. infant flow NCPAP for the facilitation of extubation in infants' ≤ 1,250 grams: a randomized controlled trialKarel O'Brien
Department of Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
BMC Pediatr 12:43. 2012..The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of biphasic nasal continuous positive airway pressure (BP-NCPAP) vs. NCPAP in facilitating sustained extubation in infants ≤ 1,250 grams...
- Healthcare professionals' perceptions of pain in infants at risk for neurological impairmentLynn M Breau
Pediatric Pain Service, IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Ave, P, O, Box 9700, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8, Canada
BMC Pediatr 4:23. 2004..To determine whether healthcare professionals perceive the pain of infants differently due to their understanding of that infant's level of risk for neurological impairment...
- Identification of pain indicators for infants at risk for neurological impairment: a Delphi consensus studyBonnie Stevens
Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BMC Pediatr 6:1. 2006..The objective of this study was to establish consensus about which behavioural, physiologic and contextual indicators best characterize pain in infants at high, moderate and low levels of risk for NI...
- Characteristics and outcome of infants with candiduria in neonatal intensive care - a Paediatric Investigators Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada (PICNIC) studyJoan L Robinson
Department of Pediatrics, Alberta Children s Hospital Calgary, Alberta, Canada
BMC Infect Dis 9:183. 2009..There is limited information in the literature on the presentation and prognosis of candidal urinary tract infection (UTI) in infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
- Influence of risk of neurological impairment and procedure invasiveness on health professionals' management of procedural pain in neonatesBonnie Stevens
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Eur J Pain 14:735-41. 2010..To describe how (i) risk of neurological impairment (NI) and (ii) procedure invasiveness influence health professionals' assessment and management of procedural pain in neonates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)...
- Indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairmentBonnie Stevens
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Adv Nurs 65:285-96. 2009..This paper is a report of a study to compare the importance and usefulness ratings of physiological and behavioural indicators of pain in neonates at risk for neurological impairment by nurse clinicians and pain researchers...
- The influence of context on pain practices in the NICU: perceptions of health care professionalsBonnie Stevens
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Qual Health Res 21:757-70. 2011..This study supports the importance of context in shaping evidence-based practices by health care professionals in the management of pain in the NICU...
- Comparison of pain responses in infants of different gestational agesSharyn Gibbins
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Neonatology 93:10-8. 2008..Using physiological or behavioral pain indicators derived from more mature infants may lead to inaccurate assessments and management...
- Lessons from SARS: a retrospective study of outpatient care during an infectious disease outbreakNehad Nasef
Paediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BMC Pediatr 10:51. 2010..The objective of this study was to compare the developmental assessment and its outcome in two groups of NNFU clinic patients, SARS versus non-SARS, over three standard clinic appointments...
- Development, implementation, and evaluation of a community- and hospital-based respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis programMarianne Bracht
Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Adv Neonatal Care 5:39-49. 2005..To implement and deliver a respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis (RSVP) program in response to the Canadian Pediatric Society recommendations...