Introduction

P>The first step in the management of hypothermia is its diagnosis, which may be obvious if the patient has been immersed in cold water or spent the night outside in freezing conditions. Diagnosis is more difficult in those found unconscious at home after drug intoxication, endocrine dysfunction, or cerebrovascular accident. The second step is to prevent further heat loss, to monitor and avoid complications, and to sustain cardiorespiratory function. Finally, rewarming should be undertaken expeditiously. Management should be individualized, taking into account the underlying disease and cause of hypothermia, the clinical presentation, and the resources available.

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