Robert J. Bradbury writes:
> I believe it is fairly low, perhaps 40 deg. F. They can't take it
> so low that you run the risk of ice crystal formation.
It is possible to reduce the body core temperature in dogs to 2-4 deg
C. There is no reason why this shouldn't work in humans. Any
volunteers? ;) I have no idea what the lowest human body core
temperature ever was, but intuitively, in human infants drowned in
ice-cold water (~4 deg C) for 30-45 min it must be damn low.
Afaik 27 deg C is routinely used in surgery, but this is hearsay (I
have no refs).
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