Re: Keeping a Cool Head

From: E. Shaun Russell (
Date: Mon May 15 2000 - 22:05:53 MDT

Eugene Leitl wrote:

> > I have seen a device that was tried in the UK by paramedics at RTA's
> > where a crash helmet type devices was placed on the victims of head
> > Then CO2 was pumped through the helmet creating dry ice and rapidly
> > the patients head.
>Er, such means are not effective. Apart from peritoneal lavage or heat
>exchange via partial liquid ventilation, you're out of luck.

Not to mention the solidification of all the blood and cerebral fluid due
to the lack of drainage and vitrification. Still, a nice "wouldn't it be
great if..." idea.

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