Study questions hypothermia treatment for cardiac arrest

Therapeutic hypothermia — cooling the body and brain down to 33 C — is the method used worldwide to treat cardiac arrest, even though a lower body temperature may raise the risk of side-effects. However, keeping the temperature steady at 36 C is just as effective, a study led by Lund University researchers has found.

Fuente : http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-11/lu-…


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