Items Tagged ‘therapeutic hypothermia’

March 21, 2013

Cognitive Outcomes Good With Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest

By Logan Lafferty

Patients surviving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest have shown better survival if treated with therapeutic hypothermia, and initial data now suggest that most of the patients who do survive after hypothermia have preserved cognitive function and are able to return to work. The cognitive function data were presented here at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting […]

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Tags: American Academy of Neurology, cardiac arrest, Dr. Samuel Moore, Medscape Today, therapeutic hypothermia

April 19, 2012

Body Cooling Cuts In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patient Deaths Nearly 12 Percent


Forced body cooling known as therapeutic hypothermia has reduced in-hospital deaths among sudden cardiac arrest patients nearly 12 percent between 2001 and 2009, according to a Mayo Clinic study being presented at the upcoming American Academy of Neurology 2012 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The research is among several Mayo abstracts that will be discussed […]

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Tags: Alejandro Rabinstein, American Academy of Neurology, cardiac arrest, therapeutic hypothermia

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