This tool is intended to promote identification and early referral of babies at risk for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
It does not determine if a baby should be cooled. The decision to proceed with cooling should only be made after consultation
with a Regional Cooling Center CCS numbered letter),
based upon their institutional criteria.
These recommendations are based on CPQCC’s
Therapeutic Hypothermia toolkit.
The User acknowledges and agrees that this tool will be used only as a reference aid, and that the information contained in the product is not intended to be (nor should it be used as) a substitute for the exercise of professional judgement.In view of the possibility of human error or changes in medical science, the User should confirm the information in the product through independent sources. This product is provided without warranties of any kind, express or implied, and the authors disclaim any liability, loss, or damage caused by it or its content.By continuing to use this product, you have indicated your acceptance of these terms..
Disclaimer: These suggested guidelines are not a substitute for clinical judgement.