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Aviat Space Environ Med. 1983 Jun;54(6):487-95.

A review of the literature concerning resuscitation from hypothermia: Part II--Selected rewarming protocols.


In Part I of this paper, a description of the problems confronted in resuscitation from immersion hypothermia was presented and the debate between passive and active rewarming approaches was summarized. In this paper, a review of the literature concerning selected specific rewarming protocols is given. The protocols considered are: peritoneal irrigation, gastrointestinal rewarming, extracorporeal blood rewarming, airway rewarming, and diathermy.

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