TABLE 1

Criteria for Morbidity at the Time of Discharge

SystemConditionsMedication Types
PulmonarySupplemental oxygen (continuous positive airway pressure, nasal cannula, tracheostomy collar, ventilator)Inhaled steroids, β-2 agonists, endothelin receptor antagonists, pulmonary vasodilators
NeurologicAbnormal eye examination, head imaging, or hearing testsSedatives, antiepileptics, antiapneics, controlled analgesics
GastrointestinalSupplemental feeding, GERProkinetics, anticholestatics
OverallAny patient with ≥1 of the conditions listed aboveAny patient with ≥1 of the medication types listed above