2018 National Neonatal/Advanced Practice/Mother Baby Nurses Conference

203 - Current and Future Therapies for Neonatal Encephalopathy

Sep 7, 2018 11:15am ‐ Sep 7, 2018 12:15pm


Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00
Members: $10.00

Description

Neonatal encephalopathy is the most frequent known cause of neonatal brain injury. Current evidence-based therapy consists of induced hypothermia; however, this therapy is only modestly effective. Dr. Papile discusses the risks and benefits of potential adjuvant therapies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe one potential adjuvant therapy for the treatment of neonatal hypoxic/ischemic encephalopathy.
  • Discuss the limitations of cooling therapy for neonatal hypoxic/ischemic encephalopathy.

Speaker(s):

  • Lu-Ann Papile, MD, Professor Emerita, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Credits Available


Current and Future Therapies for Neonatal Encephalopathy Exam

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