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Is there a way to improve the mortality rate for hie?

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Dr. James Cummings
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: Yes

Mortality from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (hie) has improved in recent years due to a variety of medical interventions, including having a skilled pediatric attendant at delivery, early recognition of hie and prompt stabilization, intensive care neonatology, and most recently hypothermia therapy.
Overall, mortality rates for hie are around 20-25%.

In brief: Yes

Mortality from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (hie) has improved in recent years due to a variety of medical interventions, including having a skilled pediatric attendant at delivery, early recognition of hie and prompt stabilization, intensive care neonatology, and most recently hypothermia therapy.
Overall, mortality rates for hie are around 20-25%.
Dr. James Cummings
Dr. James Cummings
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In brief: Yes

I can see two: to have and both experienced obstetrician and neonatolgist in house and deliver in the tertiary care facility, or have it nearby to provide a cooling therapy on time (within 6 hrs).
But the mortality for hie is not all, the morbidity from hie is the major concern.

In brief: Yes

I can see two: to have and both experienced obstetrician and neonatolgist in house and deliver in the tertiary care facility, or have it nearby to provide a cooling therapy on time (within 6 hrs).
But the mortality for hie is not all, the morbidity from hie is the major concern.
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
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