[Hypothermia in the patients of emergency department].


In a 3-month period (January to March, 1992), patients with rectal temperature below 35 degrees C detected by an electrical rectal thermometer (Diatek, Inc, San Diego, CA) were enrolled. In addition to treatment of the underlying diseases, the patients were rewarmed with either a heating lamp (core temperature > 32 degrees C) or warm fluid intravenous… (More)