Cool idea may help with treatment of brain injuries

Cool idea may help with treatment of brain injuries

A Dundalk-based engineering firm has patented a device for cooling the brain that could have a significant impact on how head injuries are treated.

A Dundalk-based engineering firm has patented a device for cooling the brain that could have a significant impact on how head injuries are treated.

Eurolec Instrumentation developed the brain-cooling device after reading about medically induced hypothermia.

''We had virtually no medical knowledge in-house, Tom Mears, managing director of Eurolec, told The Sunday Business Post.

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