In science fiction, suspended animation is usually about freezing a person so they can travel long distance through space without the pesky side effect of being super bored during a years-long journey.
In real life, suspended animation is a new, life saving technique doctors are about to begin testing on gunshot and stab victims.
Basically, when a patient has serious, massive trauma, they often bleed to death before doctors can start patching them up. With this new technique, called "emergency preservation" a person is put
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