The Basic Essentials of Hypothermia

The Basic Essentials of Hypothermia

Book - 1991
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Also known as "death by exposure", hypothermia is the lowering of the body's core temperature to a level of debilita-tion or death. It remains a top priority concern for all outdoor enthusiasts.

Distinguish between acute (immersion) and chronic (exhaustion) hypothermia. Prevent hypothermia by understanding its physiological effects and by adapting to conditions. Assess, re-warm and treat a hypothermic victim in the field. Discover the fatal effects of after drop and prevent disaster on your next excursion. Understand nutritional requirements, heat loss, the shivering response and insulation factors.

Publisher: Merrillville, Ind. : ICS Books, c1991.
ISBN: 9780934802765
Characteristics: 68 pages
Additional Contributors: Gossler, Eric


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