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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 381798, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/381798
Case Report

Successful Prolonged Mechanical CPR in a Severely Poisoned Hypothermic Patient: A Case Report

1Anesthesiology-118 Service AAT Como, Italy
2Azienda Ospedaliera Sant'Anna, via Ravona, 1 22020 San Fermo della Battaglia (CO), Italy
3AAT 118 Como, 22079 Villa Guardia, Como (CO), Italy
4Emergency Nurse AAT 118 Como, 22079 Villa Guardia, Como (CO), Italy
5Intensive Care-Hems Service, 118 Como, 22079 Villa Guardia, Como (CO), Italy

Received 5 June 2012; Accepted 26 June 2012

Academic Editors: P. Del Rio, E. Kagawa, and W. Mauritz

Copyright © 2012 Alberto Piacentini et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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