ACCIDENTAL HYPOTHERMIA

ACCIDENTAL HYPOTHERMIA (Written with assistance from Thomas Doyle, MS, CCP) I.    INTRODUCTION: Cardiopulmonary bypass has proven effective in the rewarming of hypothermic or under-ice drowning victims.  Oxygenation has not been shown to be a critical factor in these circumstances.  However, most groups make use of an oxygenator to provide for efficient heat exchange and the […]