Any discussion of the role of therapeutic hypothermia in medical practice must distinguish among three historical epochs: the initial historical period; the subsequent application of profound degrees of hypothermia for medical and surgical procedures; and the “modern” period of therapeutic hypothermia, which was ushered in by observations that mild-to-moderate temperature decreases were also therapeutic.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Therapeutic Hypothermia|
|Number of pages||57|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2004|
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