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hypothermia
used in Gifted Hands

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Definition
body temperature that is dangerously low
  • This situation forced us to go into hypothermic arrest prematurely.
    p. 198.2
  • This deep degree of hypothermia brings metabolic functions to a near halt, and allowed us to stop the heart and blood flow for approximately an hour without causing brain damage.
    p. 198.5
  • After hypothermic arrest it took 20 minutes to separate all of the vascular tissue, which meant we had used at least three times as much time as we had planned.
    p. 200.5

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