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177 Possible Causes for Accidental Hypothermia

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says it determined Jacob Anderson’s cause of death in January, adding that his death was accidental.[] 2014 at 3:41 pm Jake Anderson (credit: CBS) MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The 19-year-old University of Minnesota student found dead near the Stone Arch Bridge in December died of hypothermia[]

  • Cold Exposure

    Cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedures should not be abandoned until the body temperature is more than 30 Grad C, because the prognosis in cases of accidental hypothermia[] Accidental hypothermia usually happens after cold temperature exposure without enough warm, dry clothing for protection.[] Accidental hypothermia and impaired temperature homeostasis in the elderly. Br. Med.[]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Alcohol abuse encompasses a spectrum of unhealthy alcohol drinking behaviors, ranging from binge drinking to alcohol dependence. Alcohol abuse was a psychiatric diagnosis in the DSM-IV, and has been merged with alcohol dependence into alcohol use disorder in the DSM-5.Globally, alcohol consumption is the seventh[…][]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Hypoglycemia happens from time to time to everyone who has diabetes. Check blood glucose levels to determine when your level is low. Learn to identify the symptoms of hypoglycemia so you can treat it quickly. Treat hypoglycemia by raising your blood glucose level with some form of sugar. Hypoglycemia, sometimes[…][]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    A case of Campylobacter fetus subspecies fetus meningitis is reported. The patient had underlying diseases, namely chronic alcoholism and diabetes mellitus. The infection did not respond to Piperacillin and Cefotaxime, but did respond to Ampicillin and Moxalactam. The patient was discharged on the 33rd hospital day[…][]

  • Dementia

    Abstract Aim. This paper considers the challenges of delivering effective palliative care to older people with dementia and the possible strategies to overcome barriers to end‐of‐life care in these patients. Background. In UK alone, approximately 100 000 people with dementia die each year and as the number of older[…][]

  • Dehydration

    In physiology, dehydration is a deficit of total body water, with an accompanying disruption of metabolic processes. It occurs when free water loss exceeds free water intake, usually due to exercise, disease, or high environmental temperature. Mild dehydration can also be caused by immersion diuresis, which may[…][]

  • Coma

    Coma is a clinical condition defined as a deep state of unconsciousness. A comatose patient is technically alive but unable to move and respond to any external stimuli introduced to him. Coma usually results as a complication of a metabolic disease or traumatic brain injury. Patients suffering from coma will commonly[…][]

  • Addison's Disease

    Adrenal insufficiency is a rare disease, but is life threatening when overlooked. Addison's disease may be an acquired form of adrenal insufficiency due to the destruction or dysfunction of the adrenal cortex. It affects both glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid function. Main presenting symptoms of Addison's disease[…][]

  • General Anesthesia

    Transnasal humidified rapid-insufflation ventilatory exchange has been shown to improve oxygenation and increase apnea time in difficult airway cases. It may also be beneficial in patients vulnerable to rapid desaturation due to limited pulmonary reserve. We report the use of transnasal humidified rapid-insufflation[…][]

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