Re: Keeping a Cool Head

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue May 16 2000 - 13:42:59 MDT

What about sinus cooling as well? That goes right to the brain, right?

Eugene Leitl wrote:

> \[ Robert-Coyote \] writes:
> > Maybe peltere based probes ?
> Limited heat conductivity, bad surface/volume ratio, plus necessity of
> vascular coupling to a large thermal reservoir (the rest of your body)
> imply it doesn't matter which cooling technique you use, as long as
> you're limited to surface-based cooling methods.
> The lung is a remarkably good heat exchanger, PLV based cooling with
> liquid fluorocarbons can actually achieve faster cooling rates than
> even peritoneal lavage, at very modest baro- and volutrauma of the
> lung tissue.

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