Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hypothermia Evaluation

The evaluation of hypothermia begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with hypothermia include:

  • Low rectal temperature: below 95 degrees F (35 C)

Additional physical findings in someone with hypothermia may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hypothermia References
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  2. Jurkovich GJ. Environmental cold-induced injury. Surg Clin North Am. 2007 Feb;87(1):247-67, viii. [17127131]
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