man-with-frozen-beard[1]
Wilderness Medicine

Wilderness Medicine: Mild vs. Severe Hypothermia

 

Dr. Donner discusses the differences in recognition and treatment of mild vs. severe hypothermia.

Hypothermia is a potentially dangerous drop in body temperature, usually caused by prolonged exposure to cold temperatures. The risk of cold exposure increases as the winter months arrive. But if you’re exposed to cold temperatures on a spring hike or capsized on …

More