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Hypothermia is defined as a core body temperature of less than 35 0 C. It may be missed in patients who present for other reasons, unless it is specifically looked for. Although hypothermia is most common in colder climates with environmental exposure, severe accidental hypothermia can also be seen in the metropolitan regions, with infants, the elderly and the socially isolated

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Neonatal Hypothermia and Neonatal Sepsis: Nursing Case Study
Reflective Essays
Introduction: Introduction Nursing profession is one of the most rewarded profession, and nursing neonates is highly challenging. Neonates are a specialised cohort of patients requiring an individualised approach i... Last modified: 18th May 2020

Hypothermia In Elderly Patients: Characteristics And Prognosis
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Study objectives: To assess the characteristics of patients admitted for hypothermia, and to identify the risk factors for in-patient mortality. Methods: All patients aged 60 or above admitted from of... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Prevent Hypothermia And Shivering
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Background Patients undergoing a surgical intervention have the possibility to develop perioperative hypothermia and shivering. The normal human core temperature varies between 36.5°C (Celsius) and 3... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Symptoms and Management of Hypothermia
Nursing Essays
Introduction: HYPOTHERMIA Introduction Hypothermia is defined as a core body temperature of less than 35 0 C. It may be missed in patients who present for other reasons, unless it is specifically looked for. A ra... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Methods for Postoperative Hypothermia Rewarming
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Lauren E. Boyd and Letitia Hedges Abstract Perioperative hypothermia has the potential for multiple adverse effects and must be taken seriously to effectively treat and prevent harm to surgical pati... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Sepsis An Overview Health And Social Care Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Sepsis is an infection of the bloodstream. The infection tends to spread quickly and often is difficult to recognize. One of our roles as a nurse is that of patient advocate, and as such we are closes... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Components of Kangaroo Mother Care
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The literature search has been divided in different categories to present the effects of kangaroo mother care (KMC). After stating the organization of the paper the first section will provide the defi... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Newborn Care Under Infant Warmer Health Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Thermoregulation is the ability to balance between heat production and heat loss in order to maintain body temperature within a certain normal range. The provision of a thermo neutral environment is a... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020