Hypothermia (Low Body Temperature)

What is Hypothermia?

What is Body Temperature/Heat?

Facts about Cold

Symptoms and Signs of Hypothermia

Prevention

Risk Factors

What to DO and NOT DO during an Emergency

First Aid and Treatment


What is Hypothermia?



What is Body Heat?



Facts about Cold



The Symptoms and Signs of Hypothermia


When ANY of these symptoms is present in an older adult at home, contact your doctor immediately:  (also see Emergency Care for Hypothermia)

Severe Hypothermia


Prevention



Risk Factors



Emergency Care for Hypothermia


DO

DO NOT:


First Aid and Treatment


Mild Hypothermia

Severe Hypothermia

In a young person (baby may look healthy and pink but appear drowsy and limp)

In Adults

Severe Emergency Treatment


References