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Early cooling of resuscitated patients improves neurological outcome, yet out-of-hospital initiation of cooling is uncommon for mainly practical reasons. This pilot study hypothesized that the use of burn cooling dressings in the out-ofhospital environment could initiate brain cooling at an earlier stage and potentially be of value. Burn dressings are readily available in most ambulance services so the method is easily adaptable for ambulance crews.

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