Useful Links


  1. Cooper HA. “Role of Hypothermia
  2. Gaieski DF. “Therapeutic Temperature Management



  1. Eurich J. “Cooling in the Cath Lab: Miracle on Ice in Minnesota”., 11-4-09
  2. Husten L. “Therapeutic Hypothermia Network Benefits Cardiac Arrest Patients”. Forbes, 7-13-11
  3. Wenner Moyer M. “Freezing the Heart to Save the Life”. Popular Science, 1-27-09



  1. U Penn Perlman School of Medicine Therapeutic Hypothermia
  2. Hypothermia Network
  3. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) consideration of hypothermia
  4. AHA 2005 Guidelines
  5. European Resuscitation Council



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