Physics of Biology


Heating by Cooling

Authors: Ron Bourgoin

When a body is quickly cooled by thrusting it in a very cold medium, does its internal temperature go up? We examine the case of a heatstroke patient thrust in ice-water to lower his or her temperature. Recent research in photon science suggests that core temperature increases.

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[v1] 15 Feb 2011

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