Head cooling is a therapy using hypothermia techniques to assist in preventing birth injuries after a baby experiences a lack of oxygen or blood flow to the brain during delivery. This procedure often uses a cooling cap and cooling machine to accomplish the goal of cooling the brain. Together the cooling cap and machine circulate very cold water around the baby’s scalp in order to cool the brain. This cooling technique stalls the brain cells and allows the cells to survive which increases the likelihood of long-term neurodevelopment.
If your child received, or should have received, head cooling therapy and you believe that it was a result of poor medical care, then you and your family need to speak with an attorney that can help you process the legal side of things. You have enough to worry about with caring for your infant and the rest of the family, let us take the burden of holding those responsible accountable for their actions, or inactions. Attorney Johnnie Bond is an experienced lawyer, he is aggressive in the courtroom, yet caring and compassionate with his clients. His goal is to find the justice you deserve after experiencing tragic medical care.
Does Head Cooling Help and are there Significant Side-Effects?
Research shows that the use of head cooling after a birth injury can result in:
- Reduced chance of death
- Decreased risk of developing neurodevelopmental disability
- Only minor side-effects, such as a slightly lower baseline heart rate
- Did not cause any abnormal heart rhythms
Overall, the results of head cooling to avoid further injury after a birth injury has a substantial impact on the infant and the family, both short-term and long-term. So if you believe that your child should have had head cooling therapy, but did not receive this care due to inadequate medical care, then you should contact us to discuss your concerns. Johnnie Bond Law is conveniently located in Washington, DC, and we are dedicated to assisting you and your family through this emotionally draining experience.
Did your Child receive Head Cooling Therapy?
If your child received head cooling therapy after birth, you should contact us to discuss whether your child suffered a birth injury that could have been prevented with proper medical supervision or prompt action. If your child did not receive head cooling therapy after suffering a birth injury, you should contact us to discuss whether your options include a possible medical malpractice claim.
Please contact our knowledgeable, kindhearted legal team. We will help you cope with the legal battle while you focus on your family’s needs and care for their well-being. Having a lawyer on your side is good; having the right lawyer in your corner is best. Attorney Johnnie Bond is experienced and aggressive in the courtroom, yet compassionate towards his clients. He would be honored to join you and your family in this battle for your rights. The first step is to contact us. From there, we can schedule a meeting, we can talk over the issues you have, we can provide insight, but perhaps most importantly, we can listen.
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