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Therapeutic hypothermia for neonatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy should not be discontinued in low- and middle-income countries

D E Ballot, T D Ramdin, R M Bandini, F Nakwa, S Velaphi, M Coetzee, K Masemola, G J D Kali, A R Horn, S Pillay, J van Rensburg, M S Pepper

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D E Ballot, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

T D Ramdin, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

R M Bandini, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

F Nakwa, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

S Velaphi, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

M Coetzee, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

K Masemola, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Kalafong Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

G J D Kali, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Tygerberg Hospital and Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa

A R Horn, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Groote Schuur Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

S Pillay, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Groote Schuur Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

J van Rensburg, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

M S Pepper, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Neonatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy

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South African Medical Journal 2021;111(12):1168-1169. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2021.v111i12.16180

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Date submitted: 2021-12-02
Date published: 2021-12-02

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