UCSF's cooling method a first for at-risk babies
A hypothermia treatment is part of a groundbreaking infant-care unit that recently opened at University of California-San Francisco's Children's Hospital. The nation's first neuro-intensive care nursery, it offers specialized treatment for infants who show indications of brain damage at birth. The unit represents a new concept: to identify brain issues in newborns at a time when their medical conditions might still be reversed.
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