Category: HIE


What is the Limitation Period for Your Child’s Claim?

Many parents of children injured at birth are surprised to learn the length of time that they have to start a legal claim on behalf of their child. In most provinces, the limitation period is suspended while the child is a minor, after which a 2-year limitation period typically applies from the date medical treatment […]

Therapeutic Hypothermia for the Newborn with HIE

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a significant cause of mortality and long-term disability in late preterm and term infants.  The risk of disability and cognitive impairment is correlated with the severity of HIE. The idea that mild cooling might be beneficial in these circumstances to decrease mortality and long term neurodevelopmental disabilities has been considered […]

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