News tagged with cooling

Patients may benefit from 'cool' research

Research led by Western neurosurgeon Dr. Stephen Lownie looks to offer fellow doctors precious time when saving a life – perhaps doubling or tripling treatment time for patients who suffered an aneurysm or stroke.

Apr 29, 2016
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Water cooling best first aid for burns victims

Running cool water over an acute burn for 20 minutes within the first three hours of injury is still the best method for first aid prior to hospital admission, a West Australian-based study has found.

Mar 21, 2016
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'Tip of the iceberg' in concussion treatment

In an attempt to find a better approach to treating and preventing sports-related concussions, a Penn State faculty member is using cutting-edge medical technology to explore the effects of cooling helmets on brain injuries.

Mar 06, 2015
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