healing options

S. Laurance Johnston
December 2007
PN;Dec2007, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p40
Trade Publication
The article discusses the efficiency of hypothermic cooling procedures that were developed to save neurological function after acute spinal-cord injury. It has been emphasized that similar to an ice pack on a sprain, cooling reduces neuron-damaging, injury-site swelling and bleeding. These procedures can be categorized as systemic hypothermia or localized cooling.


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