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Liquid breathing (wikipedia.org)
18 points by alexandros on Sept 28, 2009 | hide | past | favorite | 4 comments

PLV works very well in practice to induce hypothermia. You only have to intubate, so you can field a kit any semi-skilled paramedical can use.

Must take care of volu/barotrauma, though. This stuff has twice the density of water, after all.

This is pretty cool. It's like in that movie, I forget the title, with the liquid sentient creatures that decide to kill everyone with a massive tidal wave but then change their minds.

Yeah, The Abyss.

This liquid breathing stuff was also used in Dan Brown's new book, The Lost Symbol

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