Basic Essentials of Hypothermia

Basic Essentials of Hypothermia

by William W. Forgey, William W. Forgery, Eric Gossler
     
 
Also known as "death by exposure", hypothermia is the lowering of the body's core temperature to a level of debilita-tion or death. It remains a top priority concern for all outdoor enthusiasts.

Distinguish between acute (immersion) and chronic (exhaustion) hypothermia. Prevent hypothermia by understanding its physiological effects and by adapting to conditions.

Overview

Also known as "death by exposure", hypothermia is the lowering of the body's core temperature to a level of debilita-tion or death. It remains a top priority concern for all outdoor enthusiasts.

Distinguish between acute (immersion) and chronic (exhaustion) hypothermia. Prevent hypothermia by understanding its physiological effects and by adapting to conditions. Assess, re-warm and treat a hypothermic victim in the field. Discover the fatal effects of after drop and prevent disaster on your next excursion. Understand nutritional requirements, heat loss, the shivering response and insulation factors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780934802765
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1989
Series:
Basic Essentials Series
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.21(d)

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