The resulting effects on the low ambient temperature general cooling may occur when the body temperature is reduced to 34 ° C and below.Cooling the body depends not only on the temperature level, but also on the duration of its effect, in connection with which there are several degrees of gravity of the overall cooling.
For mild or adynamic, is characterized by a decrease in body temperature from 30 to 32 ° C.In this case the victim consciousness is stored or blurred, skin pale or cyanotic, pulse rate drops to 60 beats per minute.Some of the affected blood pressure remains within their rules or moderately improved, breathing rhythm is preserved.The victims become drowsy, tired quickly, have a feeling of weakness, dizziness, headache.Their movement and speech is slow, they are inhibited and inactive.
Emergency assistance to the victims with a total cooling should be focused on the speedy recovery of the body warm and at normal temperature.For this purpose, the patient is placed in a water bath temperatu
after removing the patient from a state of hypothermia treatment should be aimed at the prevention of possible complications, which may include bronchitis, pneumonia, nephritis and so on.
Affected with a total cooling after warming is admitted to the hospital. The transportation is carried out on a stretcher in the prone position.