Resuscitative mild hypothermia as a protective tool in brain damage: is there evidence? is there evidence?

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Abstract

Resuscitative mild hypothermia is and will increasingly be used in the emergency department as protection for the brain after an ischaemic insult. The clinical application of resuscitative mild hypothermia and its limitations will be summarized in this paper. The evidence for each application and its underlying mechanism will also be reviewed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-342
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Journal of Emergency Medicine
Volume11
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • Brain/blood supply
  • Brain Ischemia/etiology
  • Humans
  • Hypothermia, Induced/methods
  • Resuscitation/methods
  • Shock, Hemorrhagic/complications
  • Stroke/complications

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