TITLE

healing options

AUTHOR(S)
S. Laurance Johnston
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
PN;Dec2007, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27518076

 

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