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Improving the admission temperatures of preterm infants in the neonatal unit
  1. Amy K Keir1,2,
  2. Angela Cavallaro3
  1. 1 Robinson Research Institute and Adelaide Medical School, The University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  2. 2 SAHMRI Women and Kids, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  3. 3 Women's and Babies' Division, Women's and Children's Health Network, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Amy K Keir, Department of Neonatal Medicine, Women's and Children's Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia; amy.keir{at}adelaide.edu.au

Abstract

Use of plan-do-study-act cycles to increase the proportion of preterm infants born at <32 weeks’ gestation admitted to a neonatal unit with a body temperature of 36.5–37.4°C.

  • health services research
  • neonatology

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  • Contributors AKK and AC contributed to conception and design of the study, AKK performed the data analysis and drafted the initial paper. AC revised the paper for critically for important intellectual content; AKK and AC approved the final version for publication.

  • Funding AKK receives funding from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (APP1161379). The Health Services Charitable Gifts Board (BP Storen Estate) provided funding for salary support for AC as part of the QI programme.

  • Disclaimer The contents of this paper are solely the responsibility of the individual authors and do not reflect the views of the NHMRC.

  • Competing interests AKK receives funding from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (APP1161379). AC receives salary support from the Health Services Charitable Gifts Board (BP Storen Estate).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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