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2,104 Possible Causes for Hypothermia

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Symptoms range from changes in behavior to severe hypothermia, vomiting, altered consciousness, coma, and respiratory insufficiency that may be fatal.[] Coma, vomiting and hypothermia are the commonest symptoms in young teenagers intoxicated by alcohol.[] Children are more prone to develop complications such as hypothermia, acidosis, electrolyte disturbance and trauma.[]

  • Cold Exposure

    Causes Hypothermia?[] Abstract Participants in prolonged, physically demanding activities in cold weather are at risk of a condition known as "hiker's hypothermia".[] KEYWORDS: Difference in color; Hypothermia; Oximeter; Oxyhemoglobin saturation[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    He demonstrated progressive encephalopathy, seizure activity, second-degree atrioventricular block type I, respiratory failure, hypotension, hypothermia, and hypoglycemia.[] […] signs consistent with hypoglycemia: Tremors, jitteriness, irritability Exaggerated Moro reflex High pitched cry Lethargy, listlessness, hypotonia Cyanosis, apnea, tachypnea Hypothermia[] Other risk factors include prolonged exposure to cold temperatures causing hypothermia, sepsis, starvation and infection.[]

  • Malnutrition

    On autopsy, most of the findings from the internal examination were suggestive of hypothermia.[] […] regulation: Especially seen in people with cachexia, people who endure severe weight loss due to undernutrition find themselves unable to store body heat, which can lead to hypothermia[] Cases showing hypothermia require warming. Rehabilitation phase of treatment: starts as the child's appetite returns, usually a week after treatment is started.[]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Print version In May 2013, the American Psychiatric Association issued the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5). Although there is considerable overlap between DSM–5 and DSM–IV, the prior edition, there are several important differences: Changes Disorder Terminology DSM–IV[…][]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] alcohol-related organ and tissue damage (cirrhosis, pancreatitis), positional asphyxia or suffocation by inhalation of vomit, exposure to cold coupled with alcohol-induced hypothermia[]

  • Hyponatremia

    However, he returned with hypothermia, hyponatremia, and status epilepticus resulting in intubation.[] Clinically there is muscle weakness, hypothermia and dehydration. Patient discussion about hyponatremia Q.[]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Severe hypothermia, if present, is a poor prognostic sign ( 33 ).[]

  • Sepsis

    Abstract Sepsis is the systemic response to infection manifested as hyperthermia or hypothermia, tachycardia, tachypnea, and shock.[] In general, symptoms of sepsis can include: Chills Confusion or delirium Fever or low body temperature ( hypothermia ) Lightheadedness due to low blood pressure Rapid heartbeat[] This response includes an abnormally high temperature ( fever ) or low temperature ( hypothermia ) plus one or more of the following: Rapid heart rate Rapid breathing rate[]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Severe hypothermia may be missed unless low-reading thermometers are used.[] Difficulty maintaining body temperature may lead to frank hypothermia; the classic hypothyroid dog is a heat-seeker. Alterations in the skin and coat are common.[] In adult cats, clinical signs associated with advanced or severe hypothyroidism include lethargy, dullness, nonpruritic seborrhea sicca, hypothermia, decreased appetite, and[]

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