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Hospital variation in nitric oxide use for premature infants.

Authors
  • Stenger, Michael R
  • Slaughter, Jonathan L
  • Kelleher, Kelly
  • Shepherd, Edward G
  • Klebanoff, Mark A
  • Reagan, Patricia
  • Nelin, Leif D
  • Gardner, William
Type
Published Article
Journal
PEDIATRICS
Publisher
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2012
Volume
129
Issue
4
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1542/peds.2011-1809
PMID: 22412028
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

iNO practice patterns in preterm infants varied widely among institutions. Infants who received iNO were less likely to survive, suggesting that iNO is used in infants already at high risk of death. Adherence to National Institutes of Health consensus guidelines may decrease variation in iNO use.

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