Cool Therapy Helps Cardiac Arrest Patients Increase Chance of Survival
Many people who have cardiac arrest die because their brain is starved of oxygen.
Medical studies show that if “the pulse of a patient can be restarted and the body temperture cooled to about 8 degress Fahrenheit below normal, brain damage can be reduced or minimized.” According to a New York Times article, the American Heart Association endorsed “cooling for some types of cardiac arrest patients.”
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