Hypothermia and other cold-related morbidity emergency department visits: United States, 1995-2004.

@article{Baumgartner2008HypothermiaAO,
  title={Hypothermia and other cold-related morbidity emergency department visits: United States, 1995-2004.},
  author={Eduardo Azziz Baumgartner and Martin G Belson and Carol A Rubin and Manish M. Patel},
  journal={Wilderness & environmental medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={233-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Although hypothermia is preventable, little has been published on its epidemiology. This study estimates the incidence of hypothermia and other cold-related morbidity emergency department (ED) visits in the United States. METHODS We identified hypothermia and other cold-related morbidity ED visits from the 1995- 2004 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (991.6-991.9) or cause-of-injury E-codes (901.0-901… CONTINUE READING
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