Medical Aspects of Cold Water Immersion, A Review
NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB GROTON CT
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Whole body hypothermia is an acknowledged cause of death in victims of cold water immersion. Survivors of submarine escape must contend with this physiologic stress in the open sea. A concise statement of basic physiologic principles and modes of treatment is a timely adjunct to training programs for submarine escape so that victims may better cope with hypothermic environments.
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