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Therapeutic Hypothermia
and Temperature Management

Editor-in-Chief: W. Dalton Dietrich, III, PhD

ISSN: 2153-7658 • Published Quarterly • Online ISSN: 2153-7933

Current Volume: 4

Testimonials

Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management addresses an important gap in the current medical and scientific literature.”
          Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS
          Medical Director of the Krembil Neuroscience Centre
          Krembil Chair in Neural Repair & Regeneration
          University of Toronto
          Senior Scientist
          Toronto Western Research Institute

“The potential for the effective use of therapeutic hypothermia in acute central nervous system injury or stroke is exceedingly attractive because of its ability to inhibit post-traumatic or post-ischemic secondary injury by multiple mechanisms simultaneously. However, additional work is needed to accurately define its optimal application in different clinical situations and patient subgroups. Clearly, this journal is a much needed avenue for the publication of work in this important area that I have added to my regular journal reading list.”
          Edward D. Hall, PhD
          Director, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC)
          Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology, Neurosurgery,
          Neurology and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
          University of Kentucky Medical Center

“Up-to-date information. Easily accessible. Great format. Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management keeps us up to date on the latest interventions, advancements, data, and protocols for our patients.”
          Helena M. Hardin, RN, BSN
          Clinical Manager
          Cardiac and Medical Intensive Care Unit
          Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center
          Dearborn, Michigan

"The role of therapeutic hypothermia in the management of some neurological diseases, such as neonatal hypoxic/ischemic encephalopathy and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, is increasingly clear. But because other diseases associated with cerebral ischemia, such as traumatic brain injury, do not respond to this treatment, the mechanisms through which hypothermia positively effects the injured brain are not at all clear. Thus, there has been a surge in clinical and basic science hypothermia research and a journal that is focused on this treatment is therefore timely."
           Donald W. Marion, MD, MSc
           Deputy Director
           Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
           Division of Clinical and Educational Affairs
           Walter Reed Army Medical Center

“Therapeutic hypothermia should be used for its beneficial effects; however, we still lack solid scientific evidence that could represent a breakthrough for its systematic and protocol-driven application. Therapeutic Hypothermia and Temperature Management provides us a unique forum to discuss issues of temperature monitoring and standardized cooling/rewarming approaches, combined treatment protocols, and clinical treatment strategies. This journal is pioneering the way from bench to bedside to facilitate better care for the brain injured worldwide.”
           Andras Buki, MD, PhD
           Associate Professor
           Department of Neurosurgery
           Pécs University, Pécs, Hungary

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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