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Latest Accidental hypothermia Stories

2009-11-14 08:22:32

NFL players and other athletes who suffer serious or multiple concussions may benefit from ground-breaking research being conducted by scientists at Barrow Neurological Institute at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.

2009-10-22 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The first randomized intra-arrest cooling study has been selected for presentation as a Late Breaking trial during the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions next month.

2009-09-28 07:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As America braces for a complicated flu season and a possible swine flu (H1N1) pandemic which could overwhelm the U.S.

2009-09-09 13:25:00

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of Arctic Sun(R) users among hospitals ranked top 20 jumped to 90 percent this year from 72 percent last year, Medivance announced today.

2009-08-06 07:49:22

Cardiac arrest, a condition in which the heart stops effectively pumping blood through the body, occurs in about 300,000 American adults annually. A cooling therapy for these unconscious cardiac arrest survivors may benefit both their body and their bank account.

2009-08-05 09:48:25

A brain-preserving cooling treatment called therapeutic hypothermia is a cost-effective way to improve outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, which claims the lives of more than 300,000 people each year in the United States and leaves thousands of others neurologically devastated.

2009-08-04 16:18:54

Cooling unconscious cardiac arrest survivors can increase survival and has a cost effectiveness comparable to other widely accepted treatments in modern health care, researchers report in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

2009-07-28 12:01:00

TARZANA, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than two weeks after instituting new therapeutic hypothermia treatment for heart attack patients, Providence Tarzana Medical Center has applied the body-cooling treatment in three cases - and each patient showed remarkable neurologic recovery. Therapeutic hypothermia treatment, where cardiac arrest patients are cooled to 92 degrees, is being studied nationwide to help prevent brain damage caused by a loss of blood supply.


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