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Body Cooling Cuts In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patient Deaths Nearly 12 Percent, Mayo Clinic Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Forced body cooling known as therapeutic hypothermia has reduced in-hospital deaths among sudden cardiac arrest patients nearly 12 percent between 2001 and 2009, according to a Mayo Clinic study being presented at the upcoming American Academy of Neurology 2012 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. The research is [...]

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Cardiac Resuscitation and Cognitive Function

Fans of television medical dramas like ER have watched this scene over and over: a person in cardiac arrest is resuscitated with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and wakes up good to go. No lasting damage, besides a big scare. But physicians at Mayo Clinic wanted to know if these survivors were [...]

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