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Hypothermia (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

REFERENCES:

MedscapeReference.com. Hypothermia.

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. Coauthor(s): 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.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/30/2012

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