Author and Editor
Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD
Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP
REFERENCES: Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2012
MedscapeReference.com. Hypothermia for Neuroprotection After Brain Injury Falls Short in Latest Trial.
MedscapeReference.com. The Role of Mild Induced Hypothermia in Cardiac Arrest.
Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Chad S Crystal, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Darnall Army Community Hospital.
John G McManus Jr, MD, Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Darnall Army Community Hospital; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Scott and White Medical Center, Texas A&M University.
Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.
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