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hypothermia

hahy puh thur mee uh

  • n  subnormal body temperature

  • Every so often a hiker caught unawares by plunging temperatures, fierce winds and snow squalls dies of hypothermia.
  • To treat hypothermia, doctors and mountain rescue experts counsel common sense.
  • According to Miles, Medics had to administer three bags of medical saline to Qhatani while he was strapped to a chair and aggressively treat him for hypothermia in the .
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  • Winston Churchill in cbs4denver.com
    We have found they have water saturation, which means the water is getting through to their skin, which can cause hypothermia or any other illness to actually effect them,said Jennifer Churchill of the Division of Wildlife.
  • Vince Lombardi in YourNabe.com
    I turned around, saw the plane in the water, and I reacted,said Capt. Vince Lombardi, 32, whose ferry, the Thomas Jefferson, was the first boat at the scene. "You die from hypothermia after about five minutes out there."
  • Stewart Phillip in CTV.ca
    I'm not impressed for a moment that they've been trained to be alert to the signs of initial hypothermia,Phillip said.

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