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Neurological outcomes at 18 months of age after moderate hypothermia for perinatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy: synthesis and meta-analysis of trial data

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Objective

To determine whether moderate hypothermia after hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy in neonates improves survival and neurological outcome at 18 months of age.

Design

A meta-analysis was performed using a fixed effect model. Risk ratios, risk difference, and number needed to treat, plus 95% confidence intervals, were measured.

Data sources

Studies were identified from the Cochrane central register of controlled trials, the Oxford database of ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.c363

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Edwards, AD More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
Halliday, H More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
British Medical Journal Journal website
Volume:
340
Issue:
feb09 3
Pages:
c363-c363
Publication date:
2010-02-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-5833
ISSN:
0959-535X
URN:
uuid:7f20a6c1-ae10-4a75-b433-70f3f3f57b4f
Source identifiers:
236966
Local pid:
pubs:236966

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