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Age Page, Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard, August 2001

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English


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ContributionsNational Institute on Aging
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hypothermia, a cold weather hazard. [Gaithersburg Md.]: National Institute on Aging, [] (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

A cold wave (known in some regions as a cold snap or cold spell) is a weather phenomenon that is distinguished by a cooling of the ically, as used by the U.S.

National Weather Service, a cold wave is a rapid fall in temperature within a hour period requiring substantially increased protection to agriculture, industry, commerce, and social activities. He wrote the first weather book, Meteorologica, way back around BC.

The book’s title came from a Greek word that means lofty or in the air, which Author: Kristina Pydynowski. National Institute on Aging: Hypothermia, a cold weather hazard. ([Gaithersburg Md.]: National Institute on Aging, []) (page images at HathiTrust) National Institute.

Toddlers can wander off and fall through ice or be left out in cool or cold weather and experience hypothermia. This low body temperature is often fatal but instances of survival after a near drowning occur. Of all drowning deaths in82, occurred in children less than five years old.

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Guys, hypothermia can kill you deader’n dirt. Icebergs start off life as snow falling on on land to form glaciers or ice sheets. They form in the Arctic and Antarctic where they build up over many hundreds or thousands of years flowing downhill towards the sea under their own weight as frozen rivers.

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HYPOTHERMIA: A COLD WEATHER HAZARD FOR SENIORS Almost everyone knows about winter dangers such as broken bones from falls on the ice. But cold weather also can cause an important, less obvious danger that affects many older Americans.

Older adults are especially vulnerable to hypothermia, which can be deadly if not treated quickly. Some researchers have speculated that this might result in a decrease in cold-weather mortality (Medina-Ramón and Schwartz, ; Patz et al., ) but evidence is lacking, and McGeehin and Mirabelli () note that “the relationship between winter weather and mortality is difficult to interpret.”.

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