CGH Medical Center prides itself on offering our community the latest technology, close to home. That is why this year's Auxiliary Reflections Ball Committee has chosen the Arctic Sun as our fundraising project. Read about this amazing new therapy used for cardiac arrest patients.
Arctic Sun - Read our HealthLines Article HERE
Newsweek - A route to restoring life: by introducing hypothermia in a patient resuscitated after cardiac arrest, doctors are able to reduce cell death and increase the chance of a full recovery.
CBS Evening News - "Anytime you can take someone who comes into the hospital after having cardiac arrest, who may not ever wake up, and you can potentially change that to someone who can wake up and come back the person they were the day before, it's an amazing thing." Says Dr. David Likosky, a neurologist.
USA Today - "to treat cardiac arrest, doctors cool the body... Delaying acceptance of a therapy that has little risk but potentially great benefit and really little cost is not patient-oriented," says Clifton Calloway of the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
Read this New York Times Article: City Pushes Cooling Therapy for Cardiac Arrest Patients