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- Sep 16, '12 by goshenc1Esophageal probe (continuous), skin temp probe (continuous, and specific to the cooling machine set up- not the one used on the beds), and axillary temps are what we use.
- Sep 18, '12 by GaloreMy facility does cooling of newborns for HIE and I just went to a conference that covered this topic. Our neo who specializes in this said it's successful in helping 1 in 8 babies. Pretty crappy odds, but I guess if you're the one baby who it helped, it's important.
The level of success will also depend on how closely the protocol is followed and ideally the baby should be cooled within 6 hours of birth.