Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hypothermia Incidence

Facts about hypothermia:

  • More than 700 people die of hypothermia in the US each year.
  • About half of the deaths due to hypothermia occur in the elderly.

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Last Updated: May 16, 2008 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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