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Accidental hypothermia. Review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3544646     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The pathophysiology and treatment of accidental hypothermia are discussed. Special attention is paid to the pathophysiologic problems of rewarming. For severely hypothermic patients we would recommend peritoneal dialysis as the method of choice for rewarming in a hospital situation. In a "field situation" passive or slow active rewarming is recommended.
Authors:
P E Lønning; A Skulberg; F Abyholm
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0001-5172     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Anaesthesiol Scand     Publication Date:  1986 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-03-24     Completed Date:  1987-03-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370270     Medline TA:  Acta Anaesthesiol Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  601-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Hypothermia / physiopathology*,  therapy

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