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Our Publications

Below is a selection of publications that CPQCC has produced as a result of our quality improvement initiatives and research projects.


Vohr BR, Stephens BE, Higgins RD, et al. "Are outcomes of extremely preterm infants improving? Impact of Bayley assessment on outcomes." J Pediatr. 2012;161(2):222-8.e3.
Sellier E, Horber V, Krägeloh-Mann I, De La Cruz J, Cans C. "Interrater reliability study of cerebral palsy diagnosis, neurological subtype, and gross motor function." Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012;54(9):815-21.
Shankaran S, Laptook AR, McDonald SA, et al. "Temperature profile and outcomes of neonates undergoing whole body hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy." Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012;13(1):53-9.
Lee HC, Kurtin PS, Wight NE, et al. "A quality improvement project to increase breast milk use in very low birth weight infants." Pediatrics. 2012;130(6):e1679-87.
Tang BG, Feldman HM, Huffman LC, Kagawa KJ, Gould JB. "Missed opportunities in the referral of high-risk infants to early intervention." Pediatrics. 2012;129(6):1027-34.
Profit J, Etchegaray J, Petersen LA, et al. "The Safety Attitudes Questionnaire as a tool for benchmarking safety culture in the NICU." Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed.. 2012;97(2):F127-32.
Profit J, Etchegaray J, Petersen LA, et al. "Neonatal intensive care unit safety culture varies widely." Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed.. 2012;97(2):F120-6.
Akula VPriya, Davis AS, Gould JB, Van Meurs K. "Therapeutic hypothermia during neonatal transport: current practices in California." Am J Perinatol. 2012;29(5):319-26.
Bain LCharo, R Dudley A, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Factors associated with failure to screen newborns for retinopathy of prematurity." J. Pediatr.. 2012;161(5):819-23.
Main EK, Morton CH, Melsop K, Hopkins D, Giuliani G, Gould JB. "Creating a public agenda for maternity safety and quality in cesarean delivery." Obstet Gynecol. 2012;120(5):1194-8.
Vaucher YE, Peralta-Carcelen M, Finer NN, et al. "Neurodevelopmental outcomes in the early CPAP and pulse oximetry trial." N Engl J Med. 2012;367(26):2495-504.
Profit J, Woodard LCD. "Perils and opportunities of comparative performance measurement." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(2):191-4.
Kowalkowski M, Gould JB, Bose C, Petersen LA, Profit J. "Do practicing clinicians agree with expert ratings of neonatal intensive care unit quality measures?" J Perinatol. 2012;32(4):247-52.
Colby CE, Carey WA, Blumenfeld YJ, Hintz SR. "Infants with prenatally diagnosed anomalies: special approaches to preparation and resuscitation." Clin Perinatol. 2012;39(4):871-87.
Shankaran S, Barnes PD, Hintz SR, et al. "Brain injury following trial of hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy." Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2012;97(6):F398-404.
Lyndon A, Lee HC, Gilbert WM, Gould JB, Lee KA. "Maternal morbidity during childbirth hospitalization in California." J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.. 2012;25(12):2529-35.
Stephens BE, Bann CM, Watson VE, et al. "Screening for autism spectrum disorders in extremely preterm infants." J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2012;33(7):535-41.