Being cold when injured in a cold environment--patients' experiences.

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BACKGROUND Patients in prehospital care, irrespective of diseases or trauma might experience thermal discomfort because of a cold environment and are at risk for decreasing body temperature which can increase both morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE To explore patients' experiences of being cold when injured in a cold environment. METHOD Twenty persons… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ienj.2011.10.006

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@article{Alx2013BeingCW, title={Being cold when injured in a cold environment--patients' experiences.}, author={Jonas Al{\'e}x and Peter J Lundgren and Otto Henriksson and Britt-Inger Saveman}, journal={International emergency nursing}, year={2013}, volume={21 1}, pages={42-9} }