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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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Contract notice: Supply of disposable equipment compatible with the camera type thermogard for endovascular therapeutic hypothermia.
Unfortunately, up to 98% of patients needing therapeutic hypothermia don't get it
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The literature review further examined the consequences of inadequate control of temperature in terms of physiological and septic complications, but did not aim to exhaustively review intentional therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest or for severe neurological (non-traumatic) pathology.
All the patients underwent therapeutic hypothermia, a standard treatment to minimize brain damage, in which their bodies were cooled to 33[degrees] Celsius for 24 hours.
These include conventional and high frequency ventilation (HFOV), inhaled nitric oxide treatment, therapeutic hypothermia and a specialist team of Board Certified consultants that are handpicked from North America.
A rapid, safe, and low-cost technique for the induction of mild therapeutic hypothermia in post-cardiac arrest patients.
We believe that this approach will be used in the future to induce mild therapeutic hypothermia in unanesthetized patients, as well as to maintain deep body temperature, and perhaps the activity of some thermoeffectors, at desired levels," he said.
Therapeutic hypothermia has already been successfully implemented in many hospitals and by some ambulance services for use with selected unconscious patients who have suffered a myocardial infarction.
Therapeutic hypothermia, a treatment in which the patients body temperature is lowered and maintained several degrees below normal for a period of time, has been shown to mitigate these harmful effects and improve survival in adults.
director of the therapeutic hypothermia program at Minneapolis Heart Institute.
One hundred forty patients were admitted to Abbott Northwestern Hospitals for therapeutic hypothermia and re-warming; 107 of these patients were transferred from other hospitals.

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