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01 July 2010

Hypothermia treatment for sepsis patients

Mild hypothermia can reduce the effects of sepsis and could be used to treat patients in hospital.

Mild hypothermia can reduce the effects of sepsis on oxygen transport around the body and could be used to treat patients in hospital.

New research shows that the development of sepsis in rats living under hypothermic conditions was slower than in normal conditions and they survived much longer.

 
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