Cold is a deadly danger for man. If the temperature of the surrounding air is +1°C, it is death for a naked man, owing to the arrest of respiration at the body temperature 25–28°C. After the heart is arrested, the death occurs at 23–24°C. Our aim was to prolong life at an absolutely deadly body temperature. This problem is important nowadays owing to a lot of sea catastrophes, the investigations in Arctic and Antarctic areas, and so on.
Part of the book: Resuscitation Aspects