Therapeutic hypothermia in the treatment of cardiorespiratory arrest
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Therapeutic hypothermia in the treatment of cardiorespiratory arrest

Rob Fenwick Staff nurse, Princess Royal Hospital, in Telford, Shropshire

Prompt treatment of patients with cardiorespiratory arrest can mean the difference between life and death. This article analyses the use of therapeutic hypothermia and aims to educate practitioners about its advantages and disadvantages as an immediate treatment.

Emergency Nurse. 17, 9, 31-37. doi: 10.7748/en2010.02.17.9.31.c7538

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