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Guidelines for Assessment and Initiation of Therapeutic Hypothermia (Cooling) Treatment for Moderate or Severe Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy

Authors:

Surantha Perera ,

Castle Street Hospital for Women, Colombo, LK
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Consultant Paediatrician
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Amit Gupta

John Radcliffe University Hospital Oxford, GB
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Clinical Lead and Consultant Neonatologist
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Abstract

Aims of the Guideline

  • To ensure that babies with suspected HIE are appropriately assessed to see whether therapeutic hypothermia (cooling) is appropriate.
  • To ensure that cooling is initiated in a safe and timely manner.
  • To outline the care pathway for ongoing cooling treatment.
How to Cite: Perera S, Gupta A. Guidelines for Assessment and Initiation of Therapeutic Hypothermia (Cooling) Treatment for Moderate or Severe Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy. Sri Lanka Journal of Perinatal Medicine. 2020;1(1):32–6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljpm.v1i1.27
Published on 01 Dec 2020.
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