EMERGENCIES2019-08-21T22:12:49+10:00

HYPOTHERMIA: PREVENTION, RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT

Hypothermia is a lowering of the body’s core temperature, which can result in death, and can occur as a result of: Accidental immersion in cold water. Inadequate protection from the cold environment, especially when combined with altitude, wind, moisture and physical exhaustion. Exposure to cold, especially in the unconscious, the elderly, young children and the injured.

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