Articles

Clinical outcomes and quality improvements

Yeo KT, Safi N, Wang YA, Le Marsney R, Schindler T, Bolisetty S, Haslam R, Lui K, on behalf of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN). 2017. Prediction of outcomes of extremely low gestational age newborns in Australia and New Zealand. BMJ Paediatrics Open. 1:e000205.

Koller-Smith LI, Shah PS, Ye XY, Sjörs G, Wang YA, Chow SSW, Darlow BA, Lee SK, Håkanson S, Lui K; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network; Canadian Neonatal Network; Swedish Neonatal Quality Register. 2017. Comparing very low birth weight versus very low gestation cohort methods for outcome analysis of high risk preterm infants. BMC Paediatrics. 17(1):166. PubMed

Hossain S, Shah PS, Ye XY, Darlow BA, Lee SK, Lui K; Canadian Neonatal Network, Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2016. Outborns or inborns: Where are the differences? A comparison study of very preterm neonatal intensive care unit infants cared for in Australia and New Zealand and in Canada. Neonatology. 109(1):76-84. PubMed

Dargaville PA, Gerber A, Johansson S, De Paoli AG, Kamlin CO, Orsini F, Davis PG; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2016. Incidence and outcome of CPAP failure in preterm infants. Pediatrics. 138(1). PubMed

Roberts CT, Owen LS, Manley BJ, Davis PG; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2015. High-flow support in very preterm infants in Australia and New Zealand. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 101(5):F401-3. PubMed

Hossain S, Shah PS, Ye XY, Darlow BA, Lee SK, Lui K; Canadian Neonatal Network, Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2015. Outcome comparison of very preterm infants cared for in the neonatal intensive care units in Australia and New Zealand and in Canada. J Paediatr Child Health. 51(9):881-8. PubMed

Yeo KT, Lee QY, Quek WS, Wang YA, Bolisetty S, Lui K; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2015. Trends in Morbidity and Mortality of Extremely Preterm Multiple Gestation Newborns. Pediatrics. 136(2):263-71. PubMed

Shah PS, Lee SK, Lui K, Sjörs G, Mori R, Reichman B, Håkansson S, Feliciano LS, Modi N, Adams M, Darlow B, Fujimura M, Kusuda S, Haslam R, Mirea L; International Network for Evaluating Outcomes of Neonates (iNeo). 2014.The International Network for Evaluating Outcomes of very low birth weight, very preterm neonates (iNeo): a protocol for collaborative comparisons of international health services for quality improvement in neonatal care. BMC Pediatr. 14:110. PubMed

Spence K, Henderson-Smart D. 2011. Closing the evidence-practice gap for newborn pain using clinical networks. J Paediatr Child Health. 47(3):92-8. PubMed

Tarnow-Mordi WO, Evans NJ, Lui K, Darlow B; Advisory Committee of Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2011. Risk of brain damage in babies from naphthalene in mothballs: call to consider a national ban. Med J Aust. 194(3):150. PubMed

Battin M, Sadler L; Australia and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2010. Neonatal intensive care utilization and neonatal outcome of infants born to women aged 40 years and over in New Zealand. Acta Paediatr. 99(2):219-24. PubMed

Donoghue DA, Henderson-Smart DJ, Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2009. The establishment of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. J Paediatr Child Health. 45(7-8):400-4. PubMed

Gill AW; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2009. Analysis of neonatal nosocomial infection rates across the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. Journal of Hospital Infection. 72(2):155-62. PubMed

Abdel-Latif ME, Bolisetty S, Abeywardana S, Lui K; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2008. Mode of delivery and neonatal survival of infants with gastroschisis in Australia and New Zealand. J Pediatr Surg. 43(9):1685-1690. PubMed

Jardine L, Davies MW. 2008. Withdrawal of neonatal continuous positive airway pressure: current practice in Australia. Paediatr Int. 50(4):572-5. PubMed

Darlow BA, Elder MJ, Horwood LJ, Donoghue DA, Henderson-Smart DJ; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2008. Does observer bias contribute to variations in the rate of retinopathy of prematurity between centres? Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 36(1):43-6. PubMed

Battin M, Bevan C, Knight D. 2007. Neonatal intensive care utilisation by infants born to mothers older than 40 years of age: a 10-year review. N Z Med J. 120(1267):U2859. PubMed

Evans N, Hutchinson J, Simpson JM, Donoghue D, Darlow B, Henderson-Smart D. 2007. Prenatal predictors of mortality in very preterm infants cared for in the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 92(1): F34-40. PubMed

Tingay DG, Mills JF, Morley CJ, Pellicano A, Dargaville PA; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2007. Trends in use and outcome of newborn infants treated with high frequency ventilation in Australia and New Zealand, 1996-2003. J Paediatr Child Health. 43(3):160-6. PubMed

Dargaville PA, Copnell B; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2006. The epidemiology of meconium aspiration syndrome: incidence, risk factors, therapies, and outcome. Pediatrics. 2006 May;117(5):1712-21. PubMed

Harris DL, Bloomfield FH, Teele RL, Harding JE; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2006. Variable interpretation of ultrasonograms may contribute to variation in the reported incidence of white matter damage between newborn intensive care units in New Zealand. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 91(1):F11-6. PubMed

Henderson-Smart DJ, Hutchinson JL, Donoghue DA, Evans NJ, Simpson JM, Wright I; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2006. Prenatal predictors of chronic lung disease in very preterm infants. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 91(1):F40-5. PubMed

Kuschel CA, Roy RN. 2005. Who's got what? A benchmarking exercise for tertiary neonatal units. J Paediatr Child Health. 2005 Dec;41(12):635-9. PubMed

Darlow BA, Hutchinson JL, Simpson JM, Henderson-Smart DJ, Donoghue DA, Evans NJ. 2005. Variation in rates of severe retinopathy of prematurity among neonatal intensive care units in the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. Br J Ophthalmol. 89(12):1592-6. PubMed

Darlow BA, Hutchinson JL, Henderson-Smart DJ, Donoghue DA, Simpson JM, Evans NJ; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2005. Prenatal risk factors for severe retinopathy of prematurity among very preterm infants of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. Pediatrics. 115(4):990-6. PubMed

Harris DL, Teele RL, Bloomfield FH, Harding JE; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2005. Does variation in interpretation of ultrasonograms account for the variation in incidence of germinal matrix/intraventricular haemorrhage between newborn intensive care units in New Zealand Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 90(6):F494-9. PubMed

Meyer M, Mildenhall L, Wong M. 2004. Outcomes for infants weighing less than 1000 grams cared for with a nasal continuous positive airway pressure-based strategy. J Paediatr Child Health. 2004 Jan-Feb;40(1-2):38-41. PubMed

Darlow BA, Cust AE, Donoghue DA. 2003. Improved outcomes for very low birthweight infants: evidence from New Zealand national population based data. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 88(1):F23-8. PubMed

Cust AE, Darlow BA, Donoghue DA; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN). 2003. Outcomes for high risk New Zealand newborn infants in 1998-1999: a population based, national study. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 88(1):F15-22. PubMed

Simpson JM, Evans N, Gibberd RW, Heuchan AM, Henderson-Smart DJ; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2003. Analysing differences in clinical outcomes between hospitals. Qual Saf in Health Care. 12(4):257-62. PubMed

Heuchan AM, Evans N, Henderson Smart DJ, Simpson JM. 2002. Perinatal risk factors for major intraventricular haemorrhage in the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network, 1995-97. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 86(2):F86-90. PubMed

Clinical practice variations

Harris DL, Weston PJ, Battin MR, Harding JE. 2014. A survey of the management of neonatal hypoglycaemia within the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. J Paediatr Child Health. 50(10):E55-62. PubMed

Sasi A, Sehgal A. 2014. Use of inhaled nitric oxide in preterm infants: a regional survey of practices. Heart Lung. 43(4):347-50. PubMed

Spence K, Henderson-Smart D, New K, Evans C, Whitelaw J, Woolnough R; Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network. 2010. Evidenced-based clinical practice guideline for management of newborn pain. J Paediatr Child Health. 46(4):184-92. PubMed

Sinclair L, Crisp J, Sinn J. 2009. Variability in incubator humidity practices in the management of preterm infants. J Paediatr Child Health. 45(9):535-40. PubMed

Clark RL, Lui K, Oei JL 2009. Use of oxygen in the resuscitation of preterm infants: current opinion in Australia and New Zealand. J Paediatr Child Health. 45(1-2):31-5. PubMed

Travadi J, Patole S, Thonell S, Simmer K. 2007. Survey of the current practices for neonatal gastrointestinal contrast studies in Australia. Australas Radiol. 51(5):437-9. PubMed

Filan PM, Inder TE, Anderson PJ, Doyle LW, Hunt RW. 2007. Monitoring the neonatal brain: a survey of current practice among Australian and New Zealand neonatologists. J Paediatr Child Health. 43(7-8):557-9. PubMed

Odd DE, Battin MR, Kuschel CA. 2004. Variation in identifying neonatal percutaneous central venous line position. J Paediatr Child Health. 40(9-10):540-3. PubMed

Evans N. 2000. Echocardiography on neonatal intensive care units in Australia and New Zealand. J Paediatr Child Health. 36(2):169-71. PubMed

Oei J, Askie LM, Tobiansky R, Lui K. 2000. Attitudes of neonatal clinicians towards resuscitation of the extremely premature infant: an exploratory survey. J Paediatr Child Health. 36(4):357-62. PubMed