Statistics from Altmetric.com
We were concerned by the data in the most recent National Neonatal Audit Programme (NNAP) annual report (2012),1 showing that our unit screened only a small minority of eligible babies for retinopathy of prematurity (RoP). We reanalysed the data to explain these findings, and found them to be inaccurate. In doing so, we identified flaws in NNAP's data collection processes that have implications for all units.
NNAP sets a standard for 100% of babies <32 weeks’ gestation or <1501 g birth weight to be screened within a defined period. Babies are screened by an ophthalmologist. Neonatal clinicians then upload the data onto Clevermed's ‘Badger’ (or upgraded ‘Badgernet’) platform, for analysis by the Neonatal …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.