Hypothermia

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Etiology

  • Cold exposure including drowning
  • Infection
  • Other causes of altered mental status, eg, hypoglycemia, drugs, stroke
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Anorexia or malnutrition (poor fat stores)
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Burns
  • Spinal cord injury

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

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