Accidental Hypothermia

  • B. Regnier
  • A. Harari


Since the first half of the twentieth century, hypothermia has been extensively investigated. In an excellent review, Swan [87] outlined the beneficial effects of hypothermia that had already been mentioned in ancient medical texts. Our current knowledge of the subject comes from its clinical applications in cancer, psychiatry, and above all, in cardiac, vascular, and neurosurgery and transplantation.


Cardiac Output Ventricular Fibrillation Total Peripheral Resistance Right Atrial Pressure Pulmonary Artery Wedge Pressure 
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