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Purpose Statement: The purpose of this project is to reduce 30 day readmissions rates by 20% for normal newborns with hyperbilirubinemia on their index admission by utilizing the AAP clinical practice guideline including: utilizing the AAP nomogram based on age in hours, screening prior to discharge, and implementing the recommended interventions at discharge.
readmission rates, hyperbilirubinemia, practice guidelines, neonatal screening methods
Patterson, Kristi, "Reducing Readmissions for Newborns with Hyperbilirubinemia" (2015). Nursing Posters. 50.