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Accidental hypothermic cardiac arrest and rapid mediastinal warming with pleural lavage: a survivor after 3.5 hours of manual CPR

BMJ Case Reports

Jul 30, 2017

George Little

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A 30-year-old man suffered post-traumatic hypothermic cardiac arrest. On arrival in the emergency department, rectal core temperature was 23°C. Manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was continued as no mechanical chest compression device was available, and active and passive rewarm...read more

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Rewarming
Neurologic Manifestations
Lung
Emergency Care
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Insertion of Pleural Tube Drain
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Anterior Thoracic Region
Hypothermia, Accidental
Traffic Accidents
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Accidental hypothermic cardiac arrest and rapid mediastinal warming with pleural lavage: a survivor after 3.5 hours of manual CPR

BMJ Case Reports

Jul 30, 2017

George Little

PMID: 28754760

DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2017-220900

Abstract

A 30-year-old man suffered post-traumatic hypothermic cardiac arrest. On arrival in the emergency department, rectal core temperature was 23°C. Manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was continued as no mechanical chest compression device was available, and active and passive rewarm...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Rewarming
Neurologic Manifestations
Lung
Emergency Care
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Insertion of Pleural Tube Drain
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Anterior Thoracic Region
Hypothermia, Accidental
Traffic Accidents
2
19

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