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Executive Health Management

Hyperthermia. An amplifier for radiation therapy.

2018 07 Nov

Hyperthermia can further enhance the therapeutic outcomes of radiation and chemotherapy, while keeping side effects at a minimum. A treatment method with many advantages. What is hyperthermia? Hyperthermia is the intentional overheating for therapeutic purposes, either throughout the body or in individual organs. The method of directly... Read more

ICU Management

#EUSEM18: Treating drug-induced hyperthermia in the ED

2018 11 Sep

Hyperthermia is a life-threatening complication in a small number of patients treated with neuropsychiatric drugs or who use recreational drugs. Philippe Hantson, MD, of the Louvain Centre for Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, Belgium presented recommendations for treating patients with drug-induced hyperthermia at EUSEM18, the European Society of... Read more