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The Anatolian Journal of Family Medicine A NIGHT IN THE SEA: A HYPOTHERMIA CASE [anatol j fm]
anatol j fm. 2018; 1(1): 21-23 | DOI: 10.5505/anatoljfm.2018.65375

A NIGHT IN THE SEA: A HYPOTHERMIA CASE

Can Öner, Mehmet Avcı, Ekrem Orbay
Kartal Dr.Lütfi Kırdar Training and Research Hospital, Department of Family Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey

Hypothermia occurs as a result of increase in heat loss or decrease in heat production and it is defined as falling of body temperature below 35°C for any reason. Hypothermia which seen in all age groups is a severe condition that can be resulted with death if it is not treated. In this case report, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features and treatment of hypothermia were discussed over a case report.

Keywords: Hypothermia, cold exposure, case

Can Öner, Mehmet Avcı, Ekrem Orbay. A NIGHT IN THE SEA: A HYPOTHERMIA CASE. anatol j fm. 2018; 1(1): 21-23

Corresponding Author: Can Öner, Türkiye
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