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Hypothermia, frostbite, and other cold injuries

prevention, recognition, and prehospital treatment

by James A. Wilkerson

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Published by The Mountaineers in Seattle, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hypothermia.,
  • Frostbite.,
  • First aid in illness and injury.,
  • Cold -- adverse effects.,
  • Frostbite.,
  • Hypothermia.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementJames A. Wilkerson, editor, Cameron C. Bangs, John S. Hayward, with the assistance of Mark J. Tuttle.
    ContributionsBangs, Cameron C., Hayward, John S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC88.5 .W49 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 105 p., [4] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2708150M
    ISBN 100898860245
    LC Control Number86000690

      According to Statistics Canada, there were deaths from hypothermia, frostbite and other cold-induced injuries during – 15 Several case series in western Canada of patients admitted to hospital with frostbite identified the main associated factors to be alcohol consumption, psychiatric illness, and motor vehicle accident or Cited by: Cold water immersion is also a major cause of death in boating accidents. Yet as shown in anecdotes from the updated second edition of Hypothermia, Frostbite, and Other Cold Injuries, many people have died unnecessarily, succumbing to cold effects long before hypothermia sets in. This compact, comprehensive book covers the causes and effects of.

    Get this from a library! Hypothermia, Frostbite, and Other Cold Injuries: Prevention, Recognition, and Prehospital Treatment. [James A Wilkerson; Cameron C Bangs; John S Hayward;] -- Handbook to the understanding of the effects of cold on the human body so that outdoorsmen can avoid cold injuries.   Hypothermia and cold injuries 1. HYPOTHERMIA & COLD INJURIES Farooq Khan MDCM PGY-5 FRCP-EM February 28th 2. Background • Definition: Core Temp hypothermia: °C • Shivering thermogenesis, amnesia, dysarthria – Moderate hypothermia: °C • Stupor, extinguished shivering, dysrhythmias – Severe hypothermia.

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The new second edition includes expanded coverage of how the body loses heat and the latest rewarming techniques such as thermal wraps. Hypothermia Frostbite, and Other Cold Injuries: Prevention, Recognition, Prehospital Treatment.

Handbook to the understanding of the effects of cold on the human body so that outdoorsmen can avoid cold injuries.5/5. Hikers, skiers, climbers, hunters, fishermen, bicyclists, and lost children-all are potentially at risk of hypothermia or other cold injuries including frostbite and trenchfoot.

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This compact, comprehensive book covers the causes and effects of hypothermia and other cold injuries, and. Hikers, skiers, climbers, hunters, fishermen, bicyclists, and lost children — all are potentially at risk of hypothermia or other cold injuries including frostbite and trenchfoot.

Cold water immersion is also a major cause of death in boating accidents. Cold water immersion is also a major cause of death in boating accidents. Yet as shown in anecdotes from the updated second edition of Hypothermia, Frostbite, and Other Cold Injuries, many people have died unnecessarily, succumbing to cold effects long before hypothermia sets /5(9).

Babies, young children, and the elderly are more likely to get hypothermia. This is because their bodies have a harder time keeping warm. They also may not notice that they are getting cold. Persons with intellectual disabilities or physical disabilities such as cerebral palsy are also at higher risk for Size: 93KB.

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Giesbrecht, Ph.D. and James A Wilkerson, M.D. (The Mountaineers Books, ) attempts to answer that question with an exhaustive, but accessible look at the causes of and responses to a wide range of cold weather injuries. Anyone who is cold, wet, tired, and without the proper food, clothing and shelter can suffer from hypothermia, a lower than normal body temperature that slows and eventually shuts down the body's vital systems.

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