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Hospital Instructions For Cryonics Patients

 

The following should be done IMMEDIATELY after clinical death of the cryonics patient:

  1. Cool patient by TOPICAL APPLICATION OF ICE or other coolant, WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE HEAD. If the ice is directly from the freezer, use with a towel between the patient and ice to avoid surface freezing.
  2. Please LEAVE IN PLACE ANY ACCESS OR DRAINAGE TUBES, such as I.V., N.G., Foley, and/or tracheotomy tube with oxygen line. If an I.V. line is not in place, please insert one post-mortem
  3. ADMINISTER HEPARIN (INTRAVENOUSLY IF POSSIBLE). Use 30,000 units (40,000 units if the patient is over 200 pounds).
  4. If possible, after pronouncement of death, use prompt CPR-like compressions to MAINTAIN HEART AND LUNG FUNCTION. Vigorous compressions for 5 to 15 minutes helps to delay deterioration, improves heat transfer and helps to circulate heparin throughout the body.
  5. CALL CRYONICS INSTITUTE EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS BELOW UNTIL CRYONICS INSTITUTE PERSONNAL ARE ALERTED:
  • Cryonics Institute: (586) 791-5961

RELEASE PATIENT WITH NO DELAY TO CRYONICS INSTITUTE PERSONNEL (or representative of Funeral Home) upon their arrival.


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