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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation following profound immersion hypothermia

Journal of Accident & Emergency Medicine

May 1, 1997

D J SteedmanC Campanella

PMID: 9193984

Abstract

A case is presented in which prolonged resuscitation and rewarming was performed following post-rescue cardiopulmonary arrest in severe immersion hypothermia. The rescue and resuscitation techniques necessary to optimise outcome in such cases are described.

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Ventricular Fibrillation
Rewarming
Cold Temperature
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Submersion
Hypothermia, Accidental
Biphasic Intermittent Positive Airway Pressure
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Electroversion Therapy
Hypothermia, Natural
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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation following profound immersion hypothermia

Journal of Accident & Emergency Medicine

May 1, 1997

D J SteedmanC Campanella

PMID: 9193984

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Abstract

A case is presented in which prolonged resuscitation and rewarming was performed following post-rescue cardiopulmonary arrest in severe immersion hypothermia. The rescue and resuscitation techniques necessary to optimise outcome in such cases are described.

Mentioned in this Paper

Ventricular Fibrillation
Rewarming
Cold Temperature
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Submersion
Hypothermia, Accidental
Biphasic Intermittent Positive Airway Pressure
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Electroversion Therapy
Hypothermia, Natural

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  • References12
  • Citations5
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