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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.


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.
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.
Lee HC, Lyndon A, Blumenfeld YJ, R Dudley A, Gould JB. "Antenatal steroid administration for premature neonates in California." Obstet Gynecol. 2011;117(3):603-9.
Guralnick MJ. "Why Early Intervention Works: A Systems Perspective." Infants Young Child. 2011;24(1):6-28.
Profit J, Gould JB, Zupancic JAF, et al. "Formal selection of measures for a composite index of NICU quality of care: Baby-MONITOR." J Perinatol. 2011;31(11):702-10.
Miller SS, Lee HC, Gould JB. "Hypothermia in very low birth weight infants: distribution, risk factors and outcomes." J Perinatol. 2011;31 Suppl 1:S49-56.
Hintz SR, Kendrick DE, Wilson-Costello DE, et al. "Early-childhood neurodevelopmental outcomes are not improving for infants born at <25 weeks' gestational age." Pediatrics. 2011;127(1):62-70.
Lee HC, Chien AT, Bardach NS, Clay T, Gould JB, R Dudley A. "The impact of statistical choices on neonatal intensive care unit quality ratings based on nosocomial infection rates." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(5):429-34.
Wirtschafter DD, Powers RJ, Pettit JS, et al. "Nosocomial infection reduction in VLBW infants with a statewide quality-improvement model." Pediatrics. 2011;127(3):419-26.
Lee HChong, Green C, Hintz SR, et al. "Prediction of death for extremely premature infants in a population-based cohort." Pediatrics. 2010;126(3):e644-50.
Blumenfeld YJ, Lee HC, Gould JB, Langen ES, Jafari A, El-Sayed YY. "The effect of preterm premature rupture of membranes on neonatal mortality rates." Obstet Gynecol. 2010;116(6):1381-6.
Profit J, Typpo KV, Hysong SJ, Woodard LCD, Kallen MA, Petersen LA. "Improving benchmarking by using an explicit framework for the development of composite indicators: an example using pediatric quality of care." Implement Sci. 2010;5:13.
Profit J, Petersen LA, McCormick MC, et al. "Patient-to-nurse ratios and outcomes of moderately preterm infants." Pediatrics. 2010;125(2):320-6.
Cohen R, Murphy B, Ahern T, Hackel A. "Regional disaster planning for neonatology." J Perinatol. 2010;30(11):709-11.
Doyle LW, Roberts G, Anderson PJ. "Outcomes at age 2 years of infants < 28 weeks' gestational age born in Victoria in 2005." J. Pediatr.. 2010;156(1):49-53.e1.