• Vol. 35 No. 1, 3–5
  • 15 January 2006

Therapeutic Hypothermia for Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy


Hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE) is an important cause of death and later neurological disability in full-term neonates worldwide. Perinatal asphyxia causes about 19% of the over 5 million neonatal deaths worldwide annually.

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