Accession Number:

ADD013581

Title:

Method and Apparatus for Treatment of Hypothermia by Electromagnetic Energy.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 21 Aug 85, patented 11 Aug 87,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-08-11

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

An apparatus and method for rewarming hypothermia victims utilizes mutually inductive first and second helical coils supported in spaced relation around a subjects torso, the combination of coils and subject having a resonant frequency in the 2 MHz to 20 MHz radio frequency range. An automatic tuner couples an RF generator to energize the coils at the resonant frequency. A portable verison utilizes flexible coils on an insulating and spacing jacket having a zippered ope ning with conductive teeth to complete coil turns.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE