Probability of Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis Based on Maternal Risk Factors and the Infant's Clinical Presentation. The tool below is intended for the use of clinicians trained and experienced in the care of newborn infants. Using this tool, the risk of early-onset sepsis can be calculated in an infant born > 34 weeks gestation.
Sepsis calculator for neonatal early onset sepsis - a systematic review and meta-analysis J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med . 2021 Jun;34(11):1832-1840. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2019.1649650.
- Mangesh Deshmukh, Shailender Mehta, Sanjay Patole
The Neonatal Sepsis Risk Calculator: Development and Implementation. Karen M. Puopolo M.D., Ph.D. Division of Neonatology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Section Chief, Newborn Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital. Associate Professor of Pediatrics. University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. November 17, 2017. Pediatrix Medical ...
Background: Utilization of the neonatal sepsis calculator published by Kaiser Permanente is rapidly increasing. This freely available online tool can be used in assessment of early-onset sepsis (EOS) in newborns 34 weeks' gestation or more based on maternal risk factors and neonatal examination.
- Gangaram Akangire, Elizabeth Simpson, Julie Weiner, Janelle R Noel-Macdonnell PhD, Josh E Petrikin, ...
The proportion of infants investigated for sepsis decreased from 15.2 to 11.1%, and that of infants treated with antibiotics from 12.0 to 7.6%. One case of EOS occurred during each Epoch. Conclusions: The implementation of the Neonatal Sepsis Calculator was feasible and safe in our unit. Application of this clinical decision support tool may ...
- Tobias Strunk, Ashok Buchiboyina, Mary Sharp, Elizabeth Nathan, Dorota Doherty, Sanjay Patole
May 01, 2018 · Conclusions: Neonatal sepsis calculator is a great tool in optimizing the antibiotics use for >34 weeks newborns at newborn units and should be used by providers taking care of newborns in first 24 hours of life.
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