A birth injury attorney can investigate whether a child’s HIE or CP was due to a preventable medical error and whether you may be owed compensation.
We have collected some of the best government, national, local, online, and legal resources for children and families affected by HIE and Cerebral Palsy.
Brain damage as a result of HIE can be related to or co-occur with other conditions, including: Cerebral Palsy, seizures, and intellectual impairments.
The prognosis and life expectancy for someone with HIE varies depending on the severity of the condition, the diagnosis, and access to adequate treatment.
There are many treatments and therapies that can improve function for children with HIE as well as ways to manage the related conditions in the long term.
Medical professionals can diagnose HIE using the Sarnat scoring tool, the APGAR test, medical imaging, blood samples, and more.
Fetal distress signals are a common symptom of HIE and are often observed as abnormal heart beats of the infant.
Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or HIE, is a birth injury that is caused by oxygen deprivation before, during, or after delivery.
Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is one of the most serious kinds of birth injuries affecting babies. It is caused by a lack of blood flow to the brain.