Hypothermia


Rob Fenwick talks to us about hypothermia right from it’s definition through to the the difficulties and dilemmas of treatment. Including whether somebody is dead and cold or cold and dead, enjoy!

Simon

Concerned about hypotension being caused by bear huggers &-2

References

Brown, D. J. A., Brugger, H., Boyd, J & Paal, P. (2012) Accidental hypothermia. New England Journal of Medicine. Volume 367, number 20, pp1930-38.

Niven, D. J., Gaudet, J. E., Laupland, K. B., Mrklas, K. J., Roberts, D. J & Stelfox. (2015) Accuracy of peripheral thermometers for estimating temperature: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine. Volume 163, number 10, pp768-77.

Resuscitation Council (UK). (2016) Advanced life support (7th Edition). Resuscitation Council (UK). London.

 

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