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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Cold: Hypothermia is caused by loss of body heat. This can occur in injury, immersion in water, surgery, exposure outdoors, etc. Some conditions call for de ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Warm body...: There are many ways to slowly warm a patient who has hypothermia. Examples include, warm blankets, warmed IV fluids, warm water peritoneal lavage, hem ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
REALLY REALLY COLD: Temperature exposure in time.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Low body temp: Definition: below 95 degrees: depending on the body temp: between 95-89.6 - poor peripheral circulation, shivering, apathy, lethargy, confusion and r ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Please see below.: Treatment includes preventing further heat loss, then careful rewarming, as well as respiratory support. Hypothermia can cause heart rhythm problems, ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Hypothermia: happens because body temperature drops below normal.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience in General Surgery
Circumstance depends: walking/hiking outdoors with hypothermia can make you slow and sleepy, with risk of more damage as you cool down further. Frostbite results when parts ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Please see below.: Symptoms can include mood change, irritability, poor judgment, rhythmic or repeated movements, slurred speech, difficulty moving, fatigue, coma, or ev ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Please see below.: Symptoms can include mood change, irritability, poor judgment, rhythmic or repeated movements, slurred speech, difficulty moving, fatigue, coma, or ev ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Yes: Hypothermia can occur in temperature exposures of 50f or higher in wet and windy weather. Certain factors can predispose people to developing hypother ... Read More

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