MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing.
35(5):264-270, September-October 2010.
2010 MCN Research Paper of the Year
Debra Hoops, BSN, RN, CPST and Patrice Roberts, BSN, RN, CE are Clinical Educators at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri; Elizabeth Van Winkle, BSN, RN, CBE, Kelly Trauschke, BSN, RN, CBE, Nicole Mauton, BSN, RN, CBE, Susan DeGhelder, MS, RN, Angela Scalise, BSN, RN, CPST, Sarah Jackson, BSN, RN, Deborah Cato, BSN, RN, Christina Roth, BSN, RN, Anna Jones, BSN, RN, CBE, CHT, Martina Kautz, BSN, RN, CBE, and Leah Whaley, RN are all Staff Nurses on the Mother—Baby Unit, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri.
Do you know the guidelines for PBG screening for newborns? Does your institution do this routinely on all newborns? These nurses wanted to find out if such screening is necessary, and they did research to answer that question.