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Neonatal ECMO Study of Temperature (NEST)--a randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Existing evidence indicates that once mature neonates with severe cardio-respiratory failure become eligible for Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) their chances of intact survival are doubled if they actually receive ECMO. However, significant numbers survive with disability. NEST is a multi-centre randomised controlled trial designed to test whether, in neonates requiring ECMO, cooling to 34 degrees C for the first 48 to 72 hours of their ECMO course leads to improved l...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2431-10-24

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
24
Chapter number:
ARTN 24
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2431
ISSN:
1471-2431
URN:
uuid:8bf3235c-a92b-48d5-ba88-803b953b459b
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258438
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pubs:258438

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