Gotta love the Norwegians

From having a proper vaccination injury compensation scheme (story for another day i reckon) thru to the reviving of people suffering hypothermia, its always a fun read, so thought it best to share a few gems.

In 1999 a woman whilst skiing fell into a creek (near Narvik – up in the famous Lofeten islands area) was revived after her temperature dropped to 13.7°C . That case surpassed by a young boy (Poland) who went to 11°C, crazy stuff.

These cases came up since they are investigating the use of viagra (or similar drugs) for treatment of hypothermic patients – makes sense i suppose.. dilating arteries and making it easier for the heart to pump or something…. this… More

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