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Coordinated Cooling Effort After Cardiac Arrest Can Improve Outcomes

(HealthDay News) Cooling cardiac arrest patients can reduce the risk of lasting neurological damage, but this lifesaving treatment remains largely underutilized, a new study says.
Many local hospitals don't have the proper systems in place, and the cooling treatment must start within hours of a cardiac arrest to be effective, according to the report…, but rapid transfer to an appropriate facility can save lives and stave off lasting neurological damage.
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