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Rescue Efforts Continue in Athens Outskirts after Massive Flash Flooding
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris on the fringes of Greece's capital Wednesday, killing at least 14 people, inundating homes and businesses and knocking out a section of a major highway. There were fears the death toll could rise further as rescue crews searched for potentially missing people in flooded homes and streets on the western outskirts of Athens. The flooding came after a severe overnight storm brought driving rain to the area. Roads turned into muddy rivers that carried away vehicles, tossing them into piles on roadsides and against fences and buildings....
Source: JEMS Operations - November 15, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Elena Becatoros, Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Source Type: news

Rescue Efforts Continue in Athens Outskirts after Massive Flash Flooding
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Flash floods turned roads into raging torrents of mud and debris on the fringes of Greece's capital Wednesday, killing at least 14 people, inundating homes and businesses and knocking out a section of a major highway. There were fears the death toll could rise further as rescue crews searched for potentially missing people in flooded homes and streets on the western outskirts of Athens. The flooding came after a severe overnight storm brought driving rain to the area. Roads turned into muddy rivers that carried away vehicles, tossing them into piles on roadsides and against fences and buildings....
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 15, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Elena Becatoros, Associated Press Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Source Type: news

Identifying and Managing Accidental Hypothermia
Understanding, identifying & treating accidental hypothermia Learning Objectives Explain the four different ways a body can lose heat. Define the four stages of hypothermia and understand the assesment considerations. Understand the treatment strategies for accidental hypothermia. Key Terms Conduction: Transfer of heat to a solid object or a liquid by direct contact. Convection: Mechanism by which body heat is picked up and carried away by moving fluid currents. Core body temperature: The temperature in the part of the body comprising the heart, lungs, brain and abdominal viscera. Evapo...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - November 2, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Daniel Du Pont, BA, EMT Tags: Patient Care Source Type: news

The impact of operative time and hypothermia in acute burn surgery
This study evaluated associations between hypothermia and operative time on post-operative complications in acute burn surgery (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe burns in a patient after out-of-hospital CPR - Biterman N, Kerner A, Aronson D, BarLavie Y, Ullmann Y, Kapeliovich M.
We present a case of a patient after prolonged cardio-pulmonary resuscitation on hot asphalt, who suffered from first and second degree burns which worsened during hospitalization. The patient was treated with therapeutic hypothermia. Possible effect of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A guideline-based policy to decrease intensive care unit admission rates for accidental hypothermia - Sequeira HR, Mohamed HE, Hakimi N, Wakefield DB, Fine J.
RATIONALE: Despite guidelines advising passive rewarming for mild accidental hypothermia (AH), patients are frequently admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) for active rewarming using a forced-air warming device. We implemented a new policy at our institut... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Protection against cold - a survey of available equipment in Swedish pre-hospital services - Henriksson O, Bj örnstig U, Saveman BI, Lundgren PJ.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to survey the current equipment used for prevention, treatment and monitoring of accidental hypothermia in Swedish pre-hospital services. METHODS: A questionnaire was sent to all road ambulance services (AS), t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

A Novel Thermal Compression Device for Perioperative Warming A Novel Thermal Compression Device for Perioperative Warming
The authors tested a prototype device providing heat to the popliteal fossa and soles of the feet for prevention of inadvertent perioperative hypothermia. Is it more effective than standard methods?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Is Hypothermia Effective in Acute Neurologic Conditions? Is Hypothermia Effective in Acute Neurologic Conditions?
Dr Andrew Wilner speaks with the author behind the AAN's new guideline on hypothermia's role in post-cardiac arrest neuroprotection.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Interview Source Type: news

Lethal hypothermia - a sometimes elusive diagnosis - Byard RW, Bright FM.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Multi-mechanism approach to treating neonatal hypoxic ischemia
(Medical University of South Carolina) Male sex is a risk factor for worse outcome following neonatal insult, including hypoxic ischemia. While N-acetylcysteine and hypothermia promote functional improvement in female rodents, similar improvement in males requires the addition of vitamin D, report investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina in the September 1, 2017 issue of Neuropharmacology. Multi-mechanism approaches are needed to treat neonatal hypoxic ischemia, and those approaches appear to be different depending on sex. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hypothermia after stroke reduces dynamin levels and neuronal cell death
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study has shown that following brain ischemia caused by cerebral blockage in mice both immediate and delayed reduction in body temperature helped limit cell death and levels of a protein called dynamin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Therapeutic hypothermia brings favorable neurologic outcomes in children with near drowning - Chen MC, Chu CH, Cheng CF, Lin JS, Chen JH, Chang YH.
A 1-year-10-month-old boy was admitted to our pediatric intensive care unit due to near drowning with pulmonary edema. A conventional ventilator with 100% oxygen supplementation was used initially, but was shifted to high frequency oscillatory ventilation ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Flash Flood in Arizona Kills 9
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — The flash flood that killed nine people in an Arizona river canyon began its deadly descent as an impressive but avoidable surge of churning water, black with cinders from a recent wildfire and choked with tumbling tree trunks and limbs. By the time it reached a rocky swimming hole several miles downstream, it was a roaring torrent 6 feet (1.8 meters) high, and an extended family celebrating a birthday while seeking refuge from the summer heat had no warning — and no chance to escape. The bodies were found up to 2 miles (3 kilometers) away. Five other people were rescued, som...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Anita Snow and Alina Hartounian, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

The Medical Emergency Of Otto Warmbier
All that the doctors who treated Cincinnati, Ohio resident Otto Warmbier knew is what they had seen or maybe read in the news. They knew he had just been released on June 13 from imprisonment in North Korea where he had been held by for more than 17 months. He had been sentenced in March 2016 to 15 years of hard labor for allegedly removing a propaganda poster from a wall at a Pyongyang hotel where he had been staying. The University of Virginia honors student had been visiting the authoritarian state during a five-day trip with a group called Young Pioneer Tours, which is a group out of China – an important note. Ot...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A fatal case of hypothermia caused by dog bites - Li Y, Shen R, Ding R, Wen G, Du A, Dong Z, Ren X, Yao H, Zhu B, Li R, Lu Y, Wu X.
We presented a fatal case of hypothermia after being bitten by dog in this article. Death from hypothermia usually occurs among people exposed to cold and humid environmental conditions when they are homeless, aged, suffering from natural or psychiatric d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Modelling accidental hypothermia effects on a human body under different pathophysiological conditions - Coccarelli A, Boileau E, Parthimos D, Nithiarasu P.
Accidental exposure to cold water environment is one of the most challenging situations in which hypothermia occurs. In the present work, we aim to characterise the energy balance of a human body subjected to such extreme environmental conditions. This stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Meta-analysis of therapeutic hypothermia for traumatic brain injury in adult and pediatric patients - Crompton EM, Lubomirova I, Cotlarciuc I, Han TS, Sharma SD, Sharma P.
OBJECTIVE: Therapeutic hypothermia has been used to attenuate the effects of traumatic brain injuries. However, the required degree of hypothermia, length of its use, and its timing are uncertain. We undertook a comprehensive meta-analysis to quantify bene... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

New AAN Guideline on Neuroprotection After Cardiac Arrest New AAN Guideline on Neuroprotection After Cardiac Arrest
An expert panel recommends therapeutic hypothermia or targeted temperature management in comatose patients resuscitated after nontraumatic cardiac arrest, among other strategies to reduce brain injury.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 17, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Optimization of brain metabolism using metabolic-targeted therapeutic hypothermia can reduce mortality from traumatic brain injury - Feng JZ, Wang WY, Zeng J, Zhou ZY, Peng J, Yang H, Deng PC, Li SJ, Lu CD, Jiang H.
BACKGROUND: Therapeutic hypothermia is widely used to treat traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). However, determining the best hypothermia therapy strategy remains a challenge. We hypothesized that reducing the metabolic rate, rather than reaching a fixed body... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hypothermia in trauma victims at first arrival of ambulance personnel: an observational study with assessment of risk factors - Lapostolle F, Couvreur J, Koch FX, Savary D, Alh éritière A, Galinski M, Sebbah JL, Tazarourte K, Adnet F.
The objective of this study was to identify the risk factors associated with hypothermia in prehospital management of traum... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Near-drowning with good outcome after ECMO-therapy and therapeutic hypothermia despite 20 minutes of anoxia and 16 hours of hypoxia - Stachon P, Kalbhenn J, Walterspacher S, Bode C, Staudacher D.
Introduction  Drowning with submersion over 10 minutes is associated with a high mortality. Here, we present a case, in which a good neurological outcome was achieved after interdisciplinary, intensive care therapy despite submersion of 20 minutes followe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Frostbite and Hypothermia Symptoms and Stages
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 7, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Mortality risk stratification after traumatic brain injury and hazard of death with titrated hypothermia in the EuroTherm3235Trial - Andrews PJ, Rodriguez A, Suter P, Battison CG, Rhodes JK, Puddu I, Harris BA.
OBJECTIVES: Hypothermia reduces intracranial hypertension in patients with traumatic brain injury but was associated with harm in the Eurotherm3235Trial. We stratified trial patients by International Mission for Prognosis and Analysis of Clinical Trials in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pediatric cardiac arrest due to drowning and other respiratory etiologies: neurobehavioral outcomes in initially comatose children - Slomine BS, Nadkarni VM, Christensen JR, Silverstein FS, Telford R, Topjian A, Koch JD, Sweney J, Fink EL, Mathur M, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Moler FW.
AIM: To describe the 1-year neurobehavioral outcome of survivors of cardiac arrest secondary to drowning, compared with other respiratory etiologies, in children enrolled in the Therapeutic Hypothermia after Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Out-of-Hospital (THAPCA... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

[Editors' Choice] Hypothermia-induced neuroprotection
A reticulon contributes to the neuroprotective effects of hypothermia. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - March 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nancy Gough (mailto:ngough at aaas.org) Source Type: news

Epilepsy, Stroke, and More Stroke: New Data Epilepsy, Stroke, and More Stroke: New Data
Dr Diener reviews recent findings on epilepsy and hypothermia, along with the risk for bleeding associated with anticoagulant medications.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 3, 2017 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Zoos shouldn ’t be jails – let’s reimagine them and enjoy animals in the wild | Jules Howard
We shouldn ’t let animals die in entertainment venues. Urban zoos where we could view wildlife through VR would reinforce the conservation messageIt really is a damning report. Of more than 1,500 animals kept at Cumbria ’s South Lakes Safari zoo between December 2013 and September 2016,486 were found to have died. Emaciation, hypothermia, accidental electrocution, gastrointestinal infections, a decomposing squirrel monkey found behind a radiator, two dead snow leopards. At the same time, the zoo was hit with a £255,000 fine for health and safety breaches after one of its keepers was mauled by a Sumatran t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 1, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jules Howard Tags: Zoos World news Animals Virtual reality Wildlife Zoology Science Source Type: news

Legal Briefs: Extreme Preterm Birth Complicated by an Intrauterine Device and Profound Hypothermia
(Source: NeoReviews recent issues)
Source: NeoReviews recent issues - February 28, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Sims, M. E. Tags: Pediatric Drug Labeling Update Index of Suspicion in the Nursery Source Type: news

Health and migration
The most frequent health problems of newly arrived migrants include accidental injuries, hypothermia, burns, cardiovascular events, pregnancy and delivery-related complications, diabetes and hypertension. Female migrants frequently face specific challenges, particularly in maternal, newborn and child health, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. (Source: WHO Feature Stories)
Source: WHO Feature Stories - February 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: gender [subject], gender inequality, refugees [subject], displaced people, refugees [subject], displaced people, refugees [subject], displaced people, violence [subject], violence prevention, Q & A [doctype] Source Type: news

Frequently asked questions on migration and health
The most frequent health problems of newly arrived migrants include accidental injuries, hypothermia, burns, cardiovascular events, pregnancy and delivery-related complications, diabetes and hypertension. Female migrants frequently face specific challenges, particularly in maternal, newborn and child health, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. (Source: WHO Feature Stories)
Source: WHO Feature Stories - February 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: gender [subject], gender inequality, refugees [subject], displaced people, refugees [subject], displaced people, refugees [subject], displaced people, violence [subject], violence prevention, Q & A [doctype] Source Type: news

No Benefit With Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest in Children No Benefit With Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest in Children
Hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest was previously shown to be no better than normal body temperature, and now a new study shows the same result after in-hospital arrest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 31, 2017 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling
Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack, Hypothermia, Winter Weather Emergencies (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - January 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Therapeutic hypothermia offers no significant benefits for infants or children after in-hospital car
(NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute) In a multicenter, international study of infants and children who suffered cardiac arrest while in the hospital, NIH-funded researchers have found that body cooling, or therapeutic hypothermia, is no more effective than actively keeping the body at a normal temperature, or therapeutic normothermia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

44 Transported to Hospital After Nightclub Fire in Romania
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Fire engulfed a popular nightclub in Bucharest, the Romanian capital, early Saturday, sending 44 people to the hospital, including one who was seriously injured, officials said. The fire erupted in the early hours at the upscale Bamboo nightclub, which was burned to the ground. Most people suffered from smoke inhalation, according to the Romanian capital's ambulance service, while others were injured as they reportedly leapt from the upper level of the lakeside club to escape the flames. Hundreds were reportedly in the club at the time. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Monica Dajbog said 44 rec...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 23, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: ALISON MUTLER, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Advanced Cooling Therapy wins CE Mark for esophageal cooling device
Advanced Cooling Therapy said today that it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for use of its esophageal cooling device with Stryker‘s (NYSE:SYK) Altrix Precision Temperature Management System. The Chicago-based company’s ECD is designed to modulate and control patient temperature using a single-use triple lumen system that is inserted into the patient’s esophagus. The device can be quickly inserted, like a standard gastric tube, and can control a patient’s temperature in a variety of clinical environments, including the operating room, emergency room and ICU. Advanced Cooling Therapy said t...
Source: Mass Device - January 19, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Regulatory/Clearance Wall Street Beat Advanced Cooling Therapy Stryker Source Type: news

Dr Chris Steele hypothermia warning: YOU could die in your own home this winter
COLD and flu is very common, but can lead to more serious conditions, especially in the elderly. Dr Chris Steele has warned that even being too cold at home can be potentially fatal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypothermia Diagnosis and Treatment Could Save Lives
Hypothermia is a life threatening condition that may result in death. It is a drop in the core body temperature of less than 95°F (35° Celsius). This temperature is below what is required for normal metabolism and bodily function (Figure 1). The normal body temperature is between 97.7°F and 99.5°F (Fahrenheit) which is the same as 36.5°C and 37.5°C (Celsius). The body's thermoregulation mechanism adjusts to weather changes. Thermoregulation During extreme cold, the body receives a signal from sensory receptors. The signal will go up to the brain. The brain then sends a signal to the body to resp...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ticagrelor More Effective Than Clopidogrel in Some Cardiac Arrest Survivors Ticagrelor More Effective Than Clopidogrel in Some Cardiac Arrest Survivors
In comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and hypothermia, ticagrelor results in faster and stronger platelet inhibition compared to clopidogrel, researchers in Slovenia say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Hypothermia: No Outcome Improvement in Status Epilepticus Hypothermia: No Outcome Improvement in Status Epilepticus
Therapeutic cooling of patients with status epilepticus did not provide neuroprotection in addition to standard of care in a new trial, but it may provide an anticonvulsive effect.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - December 22, 2016 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Stay Safe, Play Safe in a Winter Wonderland
TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 -- When you're outdoors enjoying the winter weather, be sure to protect against cold temperature-related injuries, a sports medicine expert says. These injuries fall into three categories: hypothermia (which is when a person... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 20, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Traditional temperature-taking helps patients avoid hypothermia during surgery, says NICE
Traditional under the tongue or armpit temperature-taking are among the recommended ways of monitoring a patient ’s temperature to help avoid hypothermia during surgery, says NICE. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 14, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Polar Vortex Tightens Grip on U.S.
Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Winter Weather Emergencies (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New NICE guidance on surgical temperature taking
Some common techniques for taking temperature must not be used before, during or after surgery, states new official guidance on preventing hypothermia on the operating table. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 14, 2016 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Polar Vortex Tightens Grip on U.S.
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 -- A polar vortex is bringing extreme cold and winds to the central and eastern United States this week, and millions of Americans are being warned to guard against frostbite and hypothermia. Wind chills could fall to 30 to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 14, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Polar Vortex Takes Aim At U.S.
Doctor offers precautions against hypothermia; go easy when shoveling snow Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hypothermia, Winter Weather Emergencies (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 13, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polar Vortex Takes Aim at U.S.
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 -- A polar vortex is expected to bring extreme cold and winds to the central and eastern United States this week, and millions of Americans are being warned to guard against frostbite and hypothermia. Wind chills could fall... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 13, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Science Is Not Just A Matter Of Opinion
The Trumps of this world, who now control all three branches of our government, act as if there are no scientific facts, just scientific opinions. And everyone is entitled to have his own opinion. Perhaps this should occasion no surprise. Science is a latecomer and stepchild in human intellectual history. Narrative myth was the first, and is still the predominant, way we make sense of our bewildering world. Humans are natural storytellers who create plausible and comforting explanations for things we don't understand. Scientific thinking is much less natural to us and use of the scientific method (systematic gathering, o...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 5, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Coagulation complications following trauma - Martini WZ.
Traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of death, with uncontrolled hemorrhage from coagulation dysfunction as one of the main potentially preventable causes of the mortality. Hypothermia, acidosis, and resuscitative hemodilution have been considered... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 2, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Hypothermia and Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Hypothermia and Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Dr Lowenfels comments on a study, published in JAMA, that examined whether therapeutic hypothermia benefited the survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest.Medscape General Surgery (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - December 1, 2016 Category: Intensive Care Tags: General Surgery Viewpoint Source Type: news