The Rationale for Human Selective Brain Cooling

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Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2002 book series (YEARBOOK, volume 2002)


Human selective brain cooling seems to have received relatively little attention from clinicians although it is pertinent to a number of specialities. This is possibly because much of the research has been undertaken in the field of thermal physiology in animals and volunteers, and the relevance of this to clinical practice has not been perceived.


Heat Loss Brain Temperature Cribriform Plate Tympanic Temperature Esophageal Temperature 
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