Neurologic recovery occurred in a 3-year-old patient following immersion hypothermia and prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Recognition of hypothermia in the near-drowning victim is imperative for appropriate resuscitative efforts. Intensive care monitoring (intracranial pressure, pulmonary artery catheterization) facilitates patient management and optimum neurologic recovery.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care|
|State||Published - Sep 1980|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine