Mar 1, 1994

Prolonged resuscitation in accidental hypothermia: use of mechanical cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and partial cardio-pulmonary bypass

European Journal of Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine
A I Jones, I J Swann

Abstract

We report a case of profound accidental hypothermia with asystolic cardiac arrest which was reversed after 5.5 hours of mechanical cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. Rewarming was achieved by the use of partial cardio-pulmonary bypass.

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Fatal Outcome
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Hypothermia, Accidental
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Combined Modality Therapy
Cardiopulmonary
Hypothermia, Natural
Cardiac Arrest

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