Improved prognosis after using mild hypothermia to treat cardiorespiratory arrest due to a cardiac cause: comparison with a control group.

@article{Castrejn2009ImprovedPA,
  title={Improved prognosis after using mild hypothermia to treat cardiorespiratory arrest due to a cardiac cause: comparison with a control group.},
  author={Sergio Castrej{\'o}n and Marcelino Cort{\'e}s and Mar{\'i}a Laura Salto and Luiz C Benittez and Rafael Giraldo Rubio and M{\'i}riam Ju{\'a}rez and E L{\'o}pez de sa and H{\'e}ctor Bueno and Pedro Lu{\'i}s Sanchez and Francisco Fernandez Avil{\'e}s},
  journal={Revista espanola de cardiologia},
  year={2009},
  volume={62 7},
  pages={
          733-41
        }
}
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Patients who survive a cardiac arrest have a poor short-term prognosis in terms of mortality and neurological function. The use of mild hypothermia has been investigated in only a few randomized studies, but appears to be effective for treating these patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of this treatment on survival and neurological outcomes. METHODS We compared mild hypothermia and usual treatment in patients who had experienced a… CONTINUE READING
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