Jennifer Armstrong-Wells, Author at Endocrinology Advisor

Jennifer Armstrong-Wells

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Neonatal stroke

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has neonatal stroke? What are the typical findings for this disease? Newborns with acute symptomatic stroke typically present with seizure in the neonatal period, usually within the first week after birth. Neonatal seizures signify dysfunction in the central nervous system, and therefore underlying…

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy? What are the typical findings for this disease? Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) id defined by the constellation of respiratory difficulties, depressed tone and reflexes, and abnormal level of consciousness (with or without seizures) in the term newborn within the first few…

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