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What should you do until the ambulance arrives if you are with someone and they have hypothermia?

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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care
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In brief: Hypothermia

First aid for hypothermia involves removing the individual from the environment causing the hypothermia (ie cold water), removing wet clothing, covering the patient with dry blankets, not applying direct heat, dont massage or rub the person, and offer warm non alcoholic drinks while awaiting ems.

In brief: Hypothermia

First aid for hypothermia involves removing the individual from the environment causing the hypothermia (ie cold water), removing wet clothing, covering the patient with dry blankets, not applying direct heat, dont massage or rub the person, and offer warm non alcoholic drinks while awaiting ems.
Dr. Jason Adler
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