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Design of the Intensive Care Unit for Brain Hypothermia Treatment

  • Nariyuki Hayashi
  • Dalton W. Dietrich

Abstract

Careful management of temperature around the bedside assists in maintaining stable brain hypothermia. Air conditioning, heat-generating medical devices and monitors around the bed, air convection, room size, and weather are all factors that may affect the management of brain tissue temperature (Fig. 52).

Keywords

Intensive Care Unit Atmospheric Convection Hypothermia Treatment Room Size High Room Temperature 
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Reference

  1. 1.
    Hayashi N (1995) Cerebral hypothermia treatment. In: Hayashi N (ed) Cerebral hypothermia treatment. Sogo Igaku, Tokyo, pp 1–105Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Japan 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nariyuki Hayashi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dalton W. Dietrich
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Nihon University Emergency Medical CenterTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Emergency and Critical Care MedicineNihon University School of MedicineTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurology and Cell Biology and AnatomyUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  4. 4.The Miami Project to Cure ParalysisMiamiUSA

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