Novel applications of therapeutic hypothermia: report of three cases

@article{Hartemink2004NovelAO,
  title={Novel applications of therapeutic hypothermia: report of three cases},
  author={Koen J. Hartemink and W. Wisselink and Jan A. Rauwerda and Armand R J Girbes and Kees H. Polderman},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={R343 - R346}
}
Therapeutic hypothermia can provide neuroprotection in various situations where global or focal neurological injury has occurred. Hypothermia has been shown to be effective in a large number of animal experiments. In clinical trials, hypothermia has been used in patients with postanoxic injury following cardiopulmonary resuscitation, in traumatic brain injury with high intracranial pressure, in the perioperative setting during various surgical procedures and for various other indications. There… CONTINUE READING