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hy·po·ther·mi·a

 (hī′pə-thûr′mē-ə)
n.
Abnormally low body temperature.

[hypo- + Greek thermē, heat; see gwher- in Indo-European roots + -ia.]

hy′po·ther′mic (-mĭk) adj.

hypothermia

(ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol an abnormally low body temperature, as induced in the elderly by exposure to cold weather
2. (Medicine) med the intentional reduction of normal body temperature, as by ice packs, to reduce the patient's metabolic rate: performed esp in heart and brain surgery

hy•po•ther•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pəˈθɜr mi ə)

n.
subnormal body temperature.
[1885–90]
hy`po•ther′mic, adj.

hy·po·ther·mi·a

(hī′pə-thûr′mē-ə)
Abnormally low body temperature, often caused by prolonged exposure to cold.

hypothermia

a condition in which the body temperature is abnormally low. — hypothermal, adj.
See also: Body, Human
an abnormally low body temperature, sometimes induced as treatment for disease.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypothermia - subnormal body temperaturehypothermia - subnormal body temperature    
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hyperthermia, hyperthermy - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
Translations
podchlazení

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] Nhipotermia f

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːrmiə] nhypothermie f

hypothermia

nUnterkühlung f, → Kältetod m

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] n (Med) → ipotermia

hy·po·ther·mi·a

n. hipotermia, temperatura baja.

hypothermia

n hipotermia
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Phase II clinical trial of moderate hypothermia after severe traumatic brain injury in children.
Moderate hypothermia can include symptoms such as violent and uncontrollable shivering, loss of judgement, difficulty moving, slurred speech and drowsiness.
SPRINGFIELD - A 76-year-old Springfield man who had been missing since Friday was suffering from moderate hypothermia when a Lane County sheriff's search team found him lying in a roadside ditch in the Coburg Hills on Monday afternoon, officials said.
consensus seems to be that with moderate hypothermia (down to 30[degrees]C -32[degrees]C) the alpha-stat method is preferred while with deep hypothermia (below 30[degrees]C) the pH-stat method may be preferred to better maintain cerebral oxygenation.
2006), moderate hypothermia (Covey and Oorschot, 2007), and treatment with an antioxidant in combination with moderate hypothermia (Hobbs and Oorschot, 2008; Oorschot et al.
TREATMENT: In addition to administering standard treatments including surgery, the Bills' team doctor, Andrew Cappuccino, tried an experimental therapy on Everett: He put Everett into a state of moderate hypothermia, a condition in which a person's body temperature drops from 37[degrees]C to 35[degrees]C (98.
In contrast to severe environmental hypothermia, which is associated with a mortality rate of <25%, even moderate hypothermia associated with severe traumatic injury is associated with a nearly 100% mortality risk (2, 3).
If exposure to cold continues and shivering stops, moderate hypothermia is beginning and poses the risk of serious consequences.
Mild hypothermia is signified by bouts of shivering, grogginess and muddled thinking, while symptoms of moderate hypothermia include violent shivering, an inability to think or concentrate, slow breathing and a slow, weak pulse.
As it moves from mild to moderate hypothermia, it can even make people aggressive and confused - again, things which can be associated with being drunk.
Marion, a neurosurgeon and senior research fellow at the Brain Trauma Foundation, New York, said he intends to recommend that therapeutic hypothermia be a standard consideration in these cases and "that moderate hypothermia for 48 hours or less should be considered for patients with elevated ICP [intracranial pressure].

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