Variation in use by NICU types in the United States
Pediatrics, November 2018
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This paper published in Pediatrics showed large variation in the proportions of NICU admissions, initial NICU hospitalization days, high-acuity cases, and short-stay cases by gestational age. Analysis from member-submitted data of all NICU admissions in VON’s Expanded Database led to the question: are we using the NICU wisely?
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Data for this research was culled from VON’s Expanded Database, which includes information on procedures, interventions, and outcomes from members submitting information on all NICU admissions.