Screening for Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy -US Preventive Services Task Force Final Recommendation Statement

Abstract Importance  Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are among the leading causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in the US. The rate of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy has been increasing from approximately…

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Using the Eat Sleep Console Model to Promote Optimal Care and Outcomes for Infants With Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Nurse-Driven, Multidisciplinary Initiative

SOURCE: Haaland, Grace BSN, RN, RNC-NIC; Kunkel, Melissa MD, MS; Nguyen, Chi Mai PhD; Wonder, Amy Hagedorn PhD, RN. Using the Eat Sleep Console Model to Promote Optimal Care and…

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Developing and Implementing a Father-Friendly Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Improved Nurses’ Self-Efficacy

SOURCE: Noergaard, Betty PhD, RN; Kofoed, Poul-Erik MD, PhD. Developing and Implementing a Father-Friendly Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Improved Nurses’ Self-Efficacy. Advances in Neonatal Care 23(4):p 387-395, August 2023. |…

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Pediatrics: Reducing Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Preterm Infants With Improved Care Bundle Adherence

SOURCE: Kolnik, S.E. et al.; Reducing Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Preterm Infants With Improved Care Bundle Adherence. Pediatrics, September 2023; 152 (3): e2021056104. 10.1542/peds.2021-056104 BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Intraventricular hemorrhage prevention bundles (IVHPBs)…

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Registration Open for Pioneers in Quality Expert to Expert 2024 Annual Update WebinarPC-02 and PC-07 eCQMs September 26

Registration Open for Pioneers in QualityExpert to Expert 2024 Annual Update WebinarPC-02 and PC-07 eCQMsSeptember 26 Series Description The Expert to Expert webinar series provides a deep-dive into measure intent, logic, and…

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ACOG Green Journal: Pregnancy-Associated Stroke and Outcomes Related to Timing and Hypertensive Disorders

Pregnancy-Associated Stroke and Outcomes Related to Timing and Hypertensive Disorders OBJECTIVE:  To estimate temporal trends of stroke in the peripartum period and to assess the relationship between stroke and maternal…

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ACOG Green Journal: Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plan to Reduce Readmissions for Postpartum Hypertension

Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plan to Reduce Readmissions for Postpartum Hypertension OBJECTIVE:  To evaluate the effect of a postpartum hypertension standardized clinical assessment and management plan on postpartum readmissions…

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ACOG Green Journal: Patient and Community Factors Affecting Treatment Access for… : Obstetrics & Gynecology (lww.com)

Patient and Community Factors Affecting Treatment Access for… : Obstetrics & Gynecology (lww.com) OBJECTIVE:  To examine whether access to treatment for women with opioid use disorder (OUD) varied by race…

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ACOG Green Journal: Changes in Rates of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Among Nulliparous Patients After the ARRIVE (A Randomized Trial of Induction Versus Expectant Management) Trial

Changes in Rates of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Among Nulliparous Patients After the ARRIVE (A Randomized Trial of Induction Versus Expectant Management) Trial The ARRIVE (A Randomized Trial of Induction…

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ACOG Green Journal: Effects of the ARRIVE (A Randomized Trial of Induction Versus Expectant Management) Trial on Elective Induction and Obstetric Outcomes in Term Nulliparous Patients

Effects of the ARRIVE (A Randomized Trial of Induction Versus Expectant Management) Trial on Elective Induction and Obstetric Outcomes in Term Nulliparous Patients OBJECTIVE:  To evaluate the effect of publication…

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AAP: Sooner Is Better: Early Human Milk Fortification for Hospitalized Preterm Infants <29 Weeks

Sooner Is Better: Early Human Milk Fortification for Hospitalized Preterm Infants <29 Weeks Extremely preterm infants frequently experience growth impairment during the months-long NICU hospitalization. Clinicians have known for decades…

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AAP: A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Hospital-to-Home Transitions Using Discharge Televisits

A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Hospital-to-Home Transitions Using Discharge Televisits BACKGROUND Resident-led discharge “televisits” can improve the safety of hospital-to-home transitions by increasing completed follow-up and providing patients access…

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AJOG: Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Special Statement: Prophylactic low-dose aspirin for preeclampsia prevention—quality metric and opportunities for quality improvement

Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Special Statement: Prophylactic low-dose aspirin for preeclampsia prevention—quality metric and opportunities for quality improvement Prophylactic low-dose aspirin reduces the rates of preeclampsia, preterm birth, fetal growth…

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