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Back from the dead: extracorporeal rewarming of severe accidental hypothermia victims in accident and emergency

Journal of Accident & Emergency Medicine

Jul 1, 1997

A J IrelandI W Colquhoun

PMID: 9248918

Abstract

Severe accidental hypothermia in an urban environment is usually associated with drug or alcohol abuse or serious illness in elderly or debilitated patients. In the presence of cardiovascular instability, extracorporeal rewarming by cardiopulmonary bypass is the gold standard of treatme...read more

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Rewarming
Alcoholic Intoxication, Chronic
Fatal Outcome
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Shock
Alcohol Abuse
Hypothermia, Accidental
Extracorporeal Circulation
Hypothermia, Natural
Urban Health
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Back from the dead: extracorporeal rewarming of severe accidental hypothermia victims in accident and emergency

Journal of Accident & Emergency Medicine

Jul 1, 1997

A J IrelandI W Colquhoun

PMID: 9248918

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Abstract

Severe accidental hypothermia in an urban environment is usually associated with drug or alcohol abuse or serious illness in elderly or debilitated patients. In the presence of cardiovascular instability, extracorporeal rewarming by cardiopulmonary bypass is the gold standard of treatme...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Rewarming
Alcoholic Intoxication, Chronic
Fatal Outcome
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Shock
Alcohol Abuse
Hypothermia, Accidental
Extracorporeal Circulation
Hypothermia, Natural
Urban Health

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