JC: Hypothermia in brain injury: The POLAR trial. St Emlyn’s.

Paradoxically hypothermia has been a ‘hot’ topic in emergency medicine and critical care for many years. There is good laboratory, animal and pathophysiological data to suggest that it should be neuro-protective in a broad range of conditions including cardiac arrest and brain injury. However, when this issue has been examined in pragmatic clinical trials, definitive … Continue reading JC: Hypothermia in brain injury: The POLAR trial. St Emlyn’s.