What To Watch For: Hypothermia

Created on Thursday, 13 January 2011 01:09
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Hypothermia

Prolonged exposure to cold temperatures can cause hypothermia, especially in children and the elderly.

Watch for these symptoms:

If the persons body temperature drops below 95 degrees F, get emergency medical assistance immediately!  Remove wet clothing, wrap the victim in warm blankets and give warm, non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated liquids until help arrives.