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therapeutic hypothermia

ther·a·peu·tic hy·po·ther·mi·a

/ˌTHerəˈpyo͞odik ˌhīpəˈTHərmēə/

Noun

A treatment that lowers the patient’s body temperature to 89.6°F (32°C) within 15 minutes of resuscitation. Lowering the body temperature reduces cerebral swelling and the metabolic demands of the brain