IVH Incidence Before and After Introduction of IVH Protocol with Tortle Midliner

IVH Incidence Before and After Introduction of IVH Protocol with Tortle Midliner

IVH Incidence Before and After Introduction of IVH Protocol with Tortle Midliner

Introduction

After six years of implementing the Tortle Midliner and Transportle into their protocols, the East Tennessee Children's Hospital has reduced their incidence of Iintraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) down to 8% compared to the national average which still sits at 30%. 

 

The Data 

(Micro-Preemies Under 1500g)