Quick Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
Sections: Key Features, Essentials of Diagnosis, General Considerations, Clinical Findings, Symptoms and Signs, Systemic hypothermia, Hypothermia of the extremities, Differential Diagnosis, Diagnosis, Laboratory Tests, Diagnostic Procedures, Treatment, Therapeutic Procedures, Active external rewarming, Active internal (core) rewarming, Outcome, Follow-Up, Complications, Prognosis, Prevention, When to Admit, References,
Topics Discussed: hypothermia - accidental; hypothermia, natural.
In mild cases with core temperature between 35 °C and 32 °C:
With core temperature between 32 °C and 28 °C:
Bodily functions slows down
Bradycardia, dilated pupils, slowed reflexes, cold diuresis, and confusion and lethargy ensue
Below 28 °C: