Suspended Animation For The Critically Injured

Doctors at the University of Maryland School of Medicine have used emergency preservation and resuscitation (EPR) to place critically ill patients in suspended animation. EPR involves lowering body temperature to 10-15oC, by replacing all the body’s blood with ice cold saline, for up to 2 hours, thereby buying time for life-saving surgery.

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