Hypothermia sentence example
These pollutants may cause hypothermia, dehydration, or internal damage.
The weather conditions in the Bering Sea often cause hypothermia, but that's nothing compared to everything else that can happen.
Hypothermia occurs when a person is exposed to a combination of low temperatures, wind, and moisture at the same time.
Hypothermia from submersion in very cold water requires special handling to protect the heart.
So to avoid total hypothermia, on with the extra pair of socks and jumpers... ... .Advertisement
Kangaroo babies were less likely to get hypothermia than those in conventional care.
Most deaths have been caused by acute hypothermia, known as ' heat stroke ' .
Prolonged exposure to extreme temperatures can also produce hypothermia (lowered body temperature), which can be life threatening.
The chilling effect of a cold wind, particularly if clothing is wet, can induce hypothermia.
A couple of them were suffering from mild hypothermia, due to becoming wet, in inadequate clothing.Advertisement
Slow rewarming is undertaken when hypothermia is present.
Interest in the use of therapeutic hypothermia in these patients is developing rapidly.
One potential therapy that we are now testing on patients is controlled moderate hypothermia.
The biggest danger of the subnormal body temperature found in hypothermia is the deterioration in the ability to think clearly.
The victim may experience hypothermia (drop in core body temperature).Advertisement
The risk of hypothermia and frostbite is too great to ignore.
The biggest problem was some hypothermia.
He was eventually located at Red Tarn, suffering mild hypothermia.
In a neonate or young infant a severe infection may cause hypothermia.
The D Class lifeboat had to make a rapid return to the station with one sailor who was suffering from severe hypothermia.Advertisement
The air funneling up from the snow-covered hollows was frigid and the little doeling was dying of hypothermia.
Andrew, despite suffering hypothermia and appalling frostbite, survived.
The immersion suit helps prevent hypothermia in case the crew enters the water.
Food for Thought Pugh reviewed 23 incidents of accidental hypothermia in walkers, campers and climbers in Scotland, Wales and the Lake District.
Their coats are quite thick and water-repellent in order to protect the dogs from hypothermia when working in cold water.Advertisement
Well, believe it or not the same goes for leaving a dog in a car in very cold weather, except you have hypothermia to contend with instead of heat prostration.
Outcomes include an increased risk of long-term neurologic and behavioral handicaps, possible intrauterine demise, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), and low body temperature (hypothermia).
Anyone who is standing in water that is colder than 75 degrees Fahrenheit (24 degrees Celsius) may develop hypothermia.