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Excellent talk by Manoj Saxena on traumatic brain injury and temperature control. A useful overview of the available evidence. From SMACC Chicago 2015.
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“Evidence of moderate quality suggests that conventional cooling methods provided to induce mild therapeutic hypothermia improve neurological outcome after cardiac arrest, specifically with better outcomes than occur with no temperature management”
From the IHAST Investigators: Effects of intraoperative hypothermia on neuropsychological outcomes after intracranial aneurysm surgery
“There was no difference in the incidence of impairment between hypothermic and normothermic groups”
Intraoperative Hypothermia for Aneurysm Surgery Trial (IHAST) Investigators. Mild intraoperative hypothermia during surgery for intracranial aneurysm
Todd et al. NEJM 2005. 17 more words