The Pillars of a NeuroNICU: Neuro Assessment

Developing a neuroNICU takes a substantial amount of attention to multiple, vital areas. Caring for sweet babies is our job, and we want to do that as best as possible! So, taking the time to break down the four areas that should demand our attention within a neuroNICU is not only beneficial, but crucial in…

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Therapeutic Hypothermia

Therapeutic Hypothermia has become standard of care for infants with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, however, some infants who meet criteria for cooling still do not have access to this neuroprotective therapy for many reasons, some due to late identification or geographical restraints. But what if there was the opportunity to begin this therapy in transit to…

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HIE and Cooling

Cooling for infants with moderate to severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy is considered standard of care, since proven to reduce morbidity and mortality when the infants were followed until 2 years old. Infants enrolled in 3 major clinical trials are followed up at 6-7 years to determine the long term outcomes after cooling therapy for moderate…

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