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How Does Cooling Therapy Help Newborns Suffering from HIE?

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Children who suffered a brain injury from lack of oxygen and blood flow during labor and delivery sometimes get referred for cooling or therapeutic hypothermia. The goal of cooling is to reduce the injury in the child’s brain by decreasing the body temperature of the baby. It’s important that cooling occurs within 6 hours of birth and it’s a process that can last 72 hours.

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Since 1976, Steve Levin has been dedicated to helping people injured by others’ negligence. He is one of the first attorneys in the U.S. to prosecute nursing homes for abuse and negligence. He's also helped write new legislation that governs the operation of nursing homes, including the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act. Moreover, Levin & Perconti has obtained the top three jury verdicts in nursing home negligence cases in Illinois.