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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.


Profit J, Lee HC, Sharek PJ, et al. "Comparing NICU teamwork and safety climate across two commonly used survey instruments." BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25(12):954-961.
Brown T, Tu J, Profit J, Gupta A, Lee HC. "Optimal Criteria Survey for Preresuscitation Delivery Room Checklists." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(2):203-7.
Girsen AI, Mayo JA, Carmichael SL, et al. "Women's prepregnancy underweight as a risk factor for preterm birth: a retrospective study." BJOG. 2016;123(12):2001-2007.
Osmundson SS, Gould JB, Butwick AJ, Yeaton-Massey A, El-Sayed YY. "Labor outcome at extremely advanced maternal age." Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.. 2016;214(3):362.e1-7.
Profit J, Gould JB, Bennett M, et al. "The Association of Level of Care With NICU Quality." Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20144210.
Lee HC, Bennett MV, Schulman J, Gould JB, Profit J. "Estimating Length of Stay by Patient Type in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(8):751-7.
Bhutani VK, Meng NF, Knauer Y, et al. "Extreme hyperbilirubinemia and rescue exchange transfusion in California from 2007 to 2012." J Perinatol. 2016;36(10):853-7.
Kantorowska A, Wei JC, Cohen RS, Lawrence RA, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Impact of Donor Milk Availability on Breast Milk Use and Necrotizing Enterocolitis Rates." Pediatrics. 2016;137(3):e20153123.
Murphy DP, Lee HC, Payton KSE, Powers RJ. "Platelet count and associated morbidities in VLBW infants with pharmacologically treated patent ductus arteriosus." J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.. 2016;29(13):2045-8.
Handley SC, Steinhorn RH, Hopper AO, et al. "Inhaled nitric oxide use in preterm infants in California neonatal intensive care units." J Perinatol. 2016;36(8):635-9.
Wei JC, Catalano R, Profit J, Gould JB, Lee HC. "Impact of antenatal steroids on intraventricular hemorrhage in very-low-birth weight infants." J Perinatol. 2016;36(5):352-6.
Akula VP, Gould JB, Kan P, Bollman L, Profit J, Lee HC. "Characteristics of neonatal transports in California." J Perinatol. 2016;36(12):1122-1127.
Lyndon A, Lee HC, Gay C, Gilbert WM, Gould JB, Lee KA. "Effect of time of birth on maternal morbidity during childbirth hospitalization in California." Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.. 2015;213(5):705.e1-11.
Kastenberg ZJ, Lee HC, Profit J, Gould JB, Sylvester KG. "Effect of deregionalized care on mortality in very low-birth-weight infants with necrotizing enterocolitis." JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(1):26-32.
Gage S, Kan P, Lee HC, et al. "Maternal Asthma, Preterm Birth, and Risk of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." J. Pediatr.. 2015;167(4):875-880.e1.
Weiss KJ, Kowalkowski MA, Treviño R, et al. "Needs assessment to improve neonatal intensive care in Mexico." Paediatr Int Child Health. 2015;35(3):213-9.
Profit J, Soll RF. "Neonatal networks: clinical research and quality improvement." Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015;20(6):410-5.
Gage S, Kan P, Oehlert J, et al. "Determinants of chronic lung disease severity in the first year of life; A population based study." Pediatr. Pulmonol.. 2015;50(9):878-88.
Akula VPriya, Joe P, Thusu K, et al. "A randomized clinical trial of therapeutic hypothermia mode during transport for neonatal encephalopathy." J. Pediatr.. 2015;166(4):856-61.e1-2.
Greenberg RG, Cochran KM, P Smith B, et al. "Effect of Catheter Dwell Time on Risk of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in Infants." Pediatrics. 2015;136(6):1080-6.
Li J, Yu K-H, Oehlert J, et al. "Exome Sequencing of Neonatal Blood Spots and the Identification of Genes Implicated in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2015;192(5):589-96.
Lee HC, Durand DJ, Danielsen B, Dueñas GVillarin, Powers RJ. "Hospital variation in medical and surgical treatment of patent ductus arteriosus." Am J Perinatol. 2015;32(4):379-86.