Artic Sun & Hyperthermia

  1. We use a hypothermia protocol for our vfib arrest patients etc, and someone was talking about the hyperthermia that can occur after the re-warming. Why does it occur and have you seen it happen when you have used this protocol and the artic sun........
    We used it this week on a prolonged asysole CHB code and he is a little foggy but doing well....
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  3. by   CCURN
    I am kind of surprised that no-one has answered this question
  4. by   bisson
    Quote from CCURN
    We use a hypothermia protocol for our vfib arrest patients etc, and someone was talking about the hyperthermia that can occur after the re-warming. Why does it occur and have you seen it happen when you have used this protocol and the artic sun........
    We used it this week on a prolonged asysole CHB code and he is a little foggy but doing well....
    i honestly have no answer for you, but I have just read an article about this in the Nursing Spectrum magazine.

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