Pulmonary Hypertension Screening in Patients with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Clinical Pathway — ICU and Inpatient

Goal

To standardize the process to screen for pulmonary hypertension in infants with BPD.

Metrics

  • % eligible inpatients who are screened at:
    • 36 weeks PMA if grade 2-3 BPD
    • 40 weeks PMA or discharge home with respiratory support c/w Grade 1 BPD if discharge occurs prior to 40 weeks PMA
  • % eligible inpatients who are screened each month
  • Balancing measure: Number of echocardiograms obtained per month in patients with BPD