DOC: HYPOTHERMIA AND COLD RELATED INJURIES


Hypothermia is when the body gets very cold and cannot warm up on its own. This can occur after being in cold air or water for too long. This occur s not only during winter months, but also during other times of the year such as if someone falls i nto very cold water when boating. Even milder weather can cause hypothermia depending on the person’s age, body mass, body fat, overall health, and length of time exposed to cold temperatures.... Document/File: .pdf, filesize: n/a. Filetype: pdf. Filename: hypothermia-and-cold-related-injuries. Title: Hypothermia and Cold Related Injuries. 2014.

 

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