Care of the older hypothermic patient using a self-care model.

Abstract

This paper focuses on the problem of hypothermia and provides an overview of its causes, signs and symptoms. A case study of a patient who was admitted to an acute assessment of the elderly ward with hypothermia is described and the use of Orem's self-care model of nursing is explained.

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@article{Smith1996CareOT, title={Care of the older hypothermic patient using a self-care model.}, author={Cecily Smith}, journal={Nursing times}, year={1996}, volume={92 3}, pages={29-31} }