Is keeping cool still hot? An update on hypothermia in brain injury.

@article{Clifton2004IsKC,
  title={Is keeping cool still hot? An update on hypothermia in brain injury.},
  author={Guy L. Clifton},
  journal={Current opinion in critical care},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={116-9}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The purpose of this review is to examine recent research results for hypothermia as a treatment for brain injury. RECENT FINDINGS One potential application for hypothermia is as a means of control of elevated intracranial pressure in which hypothermia is induced when intracranial pressure becomes uncontrollable by conventional means. A second application is as a neuroprotectant in which hypothermia is induced very early and maintained for a specified period as a means of… CONTINUE READING

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