NICU by the Numbers Catalogue

About NICU by the Numbers

NICU by the Numbers reports are made possible by VON members who voluntarily contribute data in a global effort to improve the care of high-risk newborns. The analysis of network data describes trends and highlights areas for local improvement. VON members can log in to Nightingale or review their reports to see their center- or group-specific data and benchmark against NICU by the Numbers reports.

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Therapeutic Hypothermia Gestational Age

Therapeutic Hypothermia Increased 66% from 2012 to 2021

Issue 13 – September 2022

Therapeutic hypothermia is the standard of care in high-income countries for treatment of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy due to perinatal asphyxia. We examined the use of therapeutic hypothermia for term and late preterm infants from 2012 to 2021.

Marie Berg, MD, comments on the evidence for therapeutic hypothermia and the potential impact on families.

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