Targeted Body Temp Mgmt Post Cardiac Arrest May Benefit Brain

April 7, 2015 12:47 PM

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(HealthDay News) — Targeted body temperature management after cardiac arrest might help prevent or lessen brain damage, according to a study published online April 6 in JAMA Neurology.

Niklas Nielsen, M.D., Ph.D., of Lund University and Helsingborg Hospital in Sweden, and colleagues compared two targeted temperatures on 939 adults in cardiac arrest. The patients came from 36 intensive care units in Europe or Australia, and were treated between late 2010 to early 2013. The research...

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