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Suspended Animation: Control of Respiration during Trauma

Mark Roth
October 5, 2011

Watch Dr. Roth, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, as he discusses his studies of suspended animation: the art of shutting down life processes and then starting them up again. Previously, the idea of suspended animation only "lived" in the realm of science fiction. Yet Roth's research is showing that this technique can potentially “suspend” trauma victims long enough to be successfully treated and therefore extend their survival.