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Rewarming for accidental hypothermia in an urban medical center using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

The American Journal of Case Reports

Jan 8, 2013

David W MorleyHitoshi Hirose

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Abstract

Accidental hypothermia complicated by cardiac arrest carries a high mortality rate in urban areas. For moderate hypothermia cases conventional rewarming methods are usually adequate, however in severe cases extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is known to provide the most efficien...read more

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Cell Respiration
Hypothermia, Natural
Alveolar Ventilation Function
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiopulmonary

Rewarming for accidental hypothermia in an urban medical center using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

The American Journal of Case Reports

Jan 8, 2013

David W MorleyHitoshi Hirose

PMID: 23569552

DOI: 10.12659/ajcr.883728

Abstract

Accidental hypothermia complicated by cardiac arrest carries a high mortality rate in urban areas. For moderate hypothermia cases conventional rewarming methods are usually adequate, however in severe cases extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is known to provide the most efficien...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Cell Respiration
Hypothermia, Natural
Alveolar Ventilation Function
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiopulmonary

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