A 37-year-old member asked:
What are the signs of hypothermia?
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Dr. Joseph Bouvier answered
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 rapid heart rate; between 89.6-82.4 - shivering stops, increased confusion or delirium, slowing heart rate and irregular heart rate; below 82.4 coma, ventricular fibrillation (type of cardiac arrest), may look dead; below 68 brain activity stops.
Answered on Jan 20, 2014
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