Accession Number:

ADA036472

Title:

Resuscitation of Accidental Hypothermia Victims.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MASS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

This paper outlines the physiology of hypothermia and describes the major decision making points in the resuscitation procedure and attempts to define the approach to returning these patients to a normal physiologic state and temperature. Special reference is given to utilization of internal methods of rewarming, in particular, warm peritoneal dialysis and its effect on hypothermic patients. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE