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Mayo Clinic researchers confirmed that patients who receive therapeutic hypothermia after resuscitation from cardiac arrest have favorable chances of surviving the event and recovering good functional status.
While winters can be a wonderland, as we undertake outdoor activities, we need to be mindful that cold temperatures also challenge our bodies and present serious health risks. When core body temperature lowers, it decreases circulation and threatens vital organs.
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Lowering the body temperature of patients soon after they have suffered a severe brain injury may reduce neurologic complications and improve outcomes.
Northwestern Medicine expert offers tips for cold weather safety CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's beginning to feel a lot like winter. Freezing temperatures, snow storms and slippery sidewalks are just around the corner.
Heart experts at Johns Hopkins say that physicians might be drawing conclusions too soon about irreversible brain damage in patients surviving cardiac arrest whose bodies were for a day initially chilled into a calming coma.
Inducing mild hypothermia is easy to implement in clinical practice and may be a valuable tool in the treatment of human sepsis patients.
SEATTLE, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- How is it that some people who apparently freeze to death, with no heart rate or respiration for extended periods, can be brought back to life with no long-term negative health consequences? New findings from the laboratory of cell biologist Mark B.
LOUISVILLE, Colo., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A day after delivering her fourth child at Anaheim Regional Medical Center in Anaheim, California last December, 34-year-old Brynn Ervin suffered a cardiac arrest, the result of massive blood clots lodged in the main arteries that take blood to her lungs.
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