[Hypothermia in the aged; case reports from practice].

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Hypothermia is a syndrome that often occurs in the elderly. Two case-histories are presented, after which aetiology, pathophysiology, consequences and complications are discussed. Treatment of moderate hypothermia consists of passive external rewarming. Deep hypothermia should be treated with active internal rewarming with heated intravenous infusion fluids… (More)

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@article{Kruyt1986HypothermiaIT, title={[Hypothermia in the aged; case reports from practice].}, author={Frank A. E. Kruyt}, journal={Tijdschrift voor gerontologie en geriatrie}, year={1986}, volume={17 6}, pages={245-51} }