Vermont Oxford Network Members Collaborate on Occlusive Wrap Clinical Trial

A randomized controlled trial conducted by 39 Vermont Oxford Network members found that occlusive wrap increased mean body temperature when used with preterm infants. The Heat Loss Prevention Trial (HeLP Trial) enrolled 817 infants born 24/0 to 27/6 weeks gestational age. Infants were assigned randomly to be wrapped or not wrapped immediately after birth. Wrapped […]

VON Partners in Study Indicating Better Nursing Resources Could Improve Health Outcomes

New research from Vermont Oxford Network, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and Rutgers School of Public Health found an insufficient number of nurses and poor work environments are associated with health outcomes of infants born in hospitals that care for disproportionately more black infants. The article, “Disparities in Perinatal Quality Outcomes for Very Low […]