Therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic‑ischemic encephalopathy

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Joanna Żurawska, Ryszard Szpunar, Beata Pięta

4 (41) 2014 s. 295–297
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Fraza do cytowania: Żurawska J., Szpunar R., Pięta B. Therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic‑ischemic encephalopathy. Polski Przegląd Nauk o Zdrowiu. 2014;4(41):295–297.

Hypoxic‑ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is an important cause of mortality and long‑term disability of babies born after 36 weeks of pregnancy. Until an acceptance hypothermia as a therapeutic method newborns with symptoms HIE were treated symptomatically. Therapeutic hypothermia has given a chance to improve prognosis with these infants. The paper presents: mechanisms of action, the rules of eligibility, contraindications and therapeutic hypothermia methods. It also shows a degree of encephalopathy hypoxic‑ischemic.

Key words: hypothermia, hypoxic‑ischemic encephalopathy, newborn.

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