The Role of Accidental and Therapeutic Hypothermia in Non-Fatal Drowning
KeywordsNon-fatal drowning, hypothermia
A case of non-fatal drowning with a successful outcome despite a submersion time of 25 min is described. Our case report emphasizes the role of accidental hypothermia in the survival of drowning victims with hypoxic brain injury, and supports the use of therapeutic hypothermia in the resuscitation of these patients.
Issue: Vol. 2 No. 2 (2015) (view)