TABLE 4

Hospital Logistics of EOS Interventions (N = 77)

LogisticsN (%)
How soon after birth do you initiate EOS antibiotics for a well-appearing term infant?
 0–1 h after birth23 (29.9)
 2–6 h after birth/post-breastfeeding26 (33.7)
 No time specification28 (36.4)
Are EOS procedures (eg, laboratory tests, IV insertion) conducted in a location separate from the mother’s room?
 Yes59 (76.6)
 No4 (5.2)
 Partly/occasionally14 (18.2)
If IV antibiotics are started on a well-appearing newborn, can newborn room-in with mother?
 Yes40 (51.9)
 No31 (40.3)
 Case specific6 (7.8)
If IV antibiotics are started on a well-appearing newborn and newborn cannot room-in with mother, where is the newborn cared for? (n = 37)
 NICU/special care nursery28 (75.7)
 In NICU 6–24 h, then room-in5 (13.5)
 Only separated for antibiotic administration2 (5.4)
 No response2 (5.4)
  • Table data exclude 3 centers that do not ever administer antibiotics to well-appearing infants and 1 site with missing data. IV, intravenous.