Referring physicians can refer to the PDF of network criteria to determine if a patient is a candidate for Children's Therapeutic Whole-Body Hypothermia Program.
New England Journal of Medicine article on cooling: Whole-Body Hypothermia for Neonates with Hypoxic–Ischemic Encephalopathy.
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There are several neurological disorders affecting newborns that require clinical care by a doctor or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Children’s National Health System is the regional referral center for whole-body cooling (hypothermia) after newborns experience a hypoxic-ischemic injury.
In a new study, researchers at Children’s Research Institute have found a potential key to protecting the brains of premature infants—in a neurotransmitter that appears also to act as a developmental signal.
Joseph Scafidi, DO, a neonatal neurologist at Children's National and a principal investigator at the Center for Neuroscience Research, and Vittorio Gallo, PhD, Director of the Center for Neuroscience Research, discuss research findings that may prevent complications linked to brain injuries among premature children.