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Principle reason for discontinuing therapeutic hypothermia​

Data Item category

Neonatal morbidity

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Data definitions

ANZNN: The principal reason why therapeutic hypothermia was terminated early / before 72 hours of treatment had been completed.

Additional information

​Data domain:
ANZNN: Not ceased before 72 hours; Palliation; Recognised as not fulfilling standard criteria for cooling; Fulfilled standard criteria for cooling but clinical improvement suggests no need; Qualification equivocal with change of clinical decision making; Severe coagulopathy not responding to blood products; Hypotension not responding to inotrope; Severe PPHN refractory to iNO; Arrhythmia; Reason for early cessation non known; Death

Related items

​Therapeutic hypothermia; Date hypothermia commenced; Time hypothermia commenced; Data hypothermia ceased; Time hypothermia ceased

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