Sentinel event (uterine rupture, placental abruption, cord accident, cardiorespiratory arrest in delivery room)
Apgar scores <5 at 5 and 10 minutes
Advanced resuscitation required in...
Phenobarbital, fosphenytoin, and/or levetiracetam, depending on clinical preference. Multiple other AED (lorazepam, lidocaine) are used based on clinical expe...
Geneticist (if applicable)
Widely variable depending on etiology, severity (if HIE), and treatment
Executive summary: neonatal encephalopathy and neurologic outcome, second edition. Report of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Task Force on Neonatal Encephal...
768.70 Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, unspecified
768.71 Mild hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
768.72 Moderate hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
768.73 Severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
Q: Is neonatal encephalopathy secondary to HIE always associated with an acute perinatal event?
A: No. Neonatal encephalopathy may be secondary to an ongoing process in utero and not associated wit...
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