The prognosis of severe brain damage is decided by several factors such as severity, cause of brain damage, the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis neurohormonal release , severity of circulatory metabolic changes  associated with catecholamine surge, stress-related hyperglycemia, time after the accident, age, and sex [3,4]. Therefore the indication of hypothermia includes several viewpoints as shown in Table 5 in chapter 29. The contraindications are as follow.
KeywordsBrain Damage Glasgow Coma Score Serum Glucose Level Hypothermia Treatment Severe Brain Damage
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