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Length of trip to hospital less important for hypothermia victims than availability of advanced care facilities

Nov. 14, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , ,

Hypothermia victims whose hearts have stopped functioning should be transported to a medical facility with advanced heart and lung support equipment, even if that means longer travel time, according to a new study by a University of British Columbia medical resident. In a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Doug [...]

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