T M Berger
Affiliation: Kantonsspital Luzern
- Impact of improved survival of very low-birth-weight infants on incidence and severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasiaThomas M Berger
Department of Pediatrics, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care, Children s Hospital of Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland
Biol Neonate 86:124-30. 2004..It has been suggested that improved survival of very low birth weight (VLBW) infants may have resulted in increased numbers of patients with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)...
- Prospective population-based study of RSV-related intermediate care and intensive care unit admissions in Switzerland over a 4-year period (2001-2005)T M Berger
Children s Hospital of Lucerne, Spitalstrasse, Switzerland
Infection 37:109-16. 2009..This article reports on all children aged < 3 years who required admission to IMC and/or ICU between October 1, 2001 and September 30, 2005 in Switzerland...
- [Resuscitation of newborn infants]T M Berger
Neonatologische und pädiatrische Intensivpflegestation, Kinderspital Luzern, 6000 Luzern, Schweiz
Anaesthesist 58:39-50. 2009..v.) will be required. Finally, the guidelines mention the possible neuroprotective effect of therapeutic hypothermia after asphyxia, but finally only recommend that hyperthermia should be avoided...
- Causes and circumstances of neonatal deaths in 108 consecutive cases over a 10-year period at the Children's Hospital of Lucerne, SwitzerlandT M Berger
Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital of Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Neonatology 95:157-63. 2009..Many deaths of neonates are preceded by end-of-life decisions; however, decision-making practices have been reported to vary widely from country to country...
- [Ethical considerations in the management of infants born at the limit of viability]T M Berger
Neonatologische und Pädiatrische Intensivstation, Kinderspital Luzern
Ther Umsch 63:727-34. 2006..Trying to push the limit of viability towards even lower gestational ages is not a priority. Research efforts should focus on improving long-term outcome for survivors and on developing high quality palliative care for non-survivors...
- [Ventilation of newborns and infants]T M Berger
Neonatologische und pädiatrische Intensivpflegestation, Kinderspital Luzern, Schweiz
Anaesthesist 53:690-701. 2004..Using an interdisciplinary approach, surgery in the intensive care unit using total intravenous anaesthesia with the uninterrupted use of the ICU equipment is an attractive option for the most vulnerable patients in this age group...
- Survival rates of extremely preterm infants (gestational age <26 weeks) in Switzerland: impact of the Swiss guidelines for the care of infants born at the limit of viabilityN Fischer
Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children s Hospital of Lucerne, Switzerland
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 94:F407-13. 2009..Because ethical decision making in the care of extremely preterm infants varies widely across Europe, the Swiss Society of Neonatology decided to publish its own guidelines on the care of infants born at the limit of viability in 2002...
- [Infections with respiratory syncytial virus. Underestimated risk during anaesthesia in infants]J Wörner
Institut für Anästhesie, Chirurgische Intensivmedizin, Rettungsdienst und Schmerztherapie, Luzerner Kantonsspital, 6004, Luzern, Schweiz
Anaesthesist 58:1041-4. 2009..So far this problem has rarely been mentioned in the literature. We report on an infant with a RSV infection who was ventilation-dependent for 9 days after anaesthesia for a minor intervention...
- [Learning from a critical incident reporting system in the pediatric intensive care unit]M Stocker
Neonatologische und pädiatrische Intensivpflegestation, Kinderspital Luzern, Spitalstraße, 6000, Luzern, Schweiz
Anaesthesist 64:968-974. 2015..Therefore, many hospitals have implemented a critical incident reporting system (CIRS). However, the impact, benefits and use of such CIRS systems on patient safety have often been reported to be unsatisfactory...
- [Systemic analgesia adapted to the children's condition]M Jöhr
Département d Anesthésiologie, anesthésie pédiatrique, Hopital Cantonal, Lucerne, Switzerland
Ann Fr Anesth Reanim 26:546-53. 2007..In neonates and small infants, the oral administration of sucrose or glucose is helpful to minimize pain reaction during short uncomfortable interventions...
- [Infusion therapy for neonates, infants and children]M A Steurer
Neonatologische und pädiatrische Intensivpflegestation, Kinderspital Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
Anaesthesist 60:10-22. 2011....
- Impact of sepsis on neurodevelopmental outcome in a Swiss National Cohort of extremely premature infantsLuregn J Schlapbach
NICU and PICU, Department of Pediatrics, Inselspital, University of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
Pediatrics 128:e348-57. 2011..This study aimed to determine the impact of sepsis on neurodevelopment at 2 years' corrected age in extremely preterm infants...
- Neonatal long lines: localisation with conventional radiography using a horizontal beam techniqueT M Berger
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F311. 2006