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Controlled normothermia in neurologic intensive care

Marion, Donald W. MD

doi: 10.1097/01.CCM.0000110731.69637.16
Beakthroughs in Resuscitation “Therapeutic Hypothermia, From Hibernation to Resuscitation”

From the Department of Neurological Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine, and the Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA.

Intravascular temperature modulation has been shown to be more effective for preventing fever than conventional methods, such as antipyretic medications or surface-cooling techniques.

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