Essays Tagged: "Hypothermia"

Everything Ends

t would be nighttime. That meant that the temperature would fall so dramatically that she might get hypothermia. Thus, she gathered up numerous dead brown leaves among the forest floor and pushed them ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Life in Antarctica.

e such extreme conditions we have to prepare for the worst. To protect ourselves from frostbite and hypothermia caused by exposure to cold temperatures, we are dressed appropriately.Each night to make ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Foundations skills for Midwifery.

A high reading of body temperature is called Pyrexia; a low reading of body temperature is called Hypothermia. These two conditions have their extremes, which can lead to the death of a patient, and ... he fact that bacteria are less likely to survive, and helps the production of immune bodies. Hypothermia exists when the body temperature drops below the range of normal; that is below 36 C. Th ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

DRUGS. (MDMA,Acid, Roofies..ect.)

lls or sweating. MDMA can affect the body's ability to regulate it's temperature, which can lead to hypothermia. In RARE cases this has resulted to death. Some sideffects of MDMA don't go away when th ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Ice man - The theory behind his death

s so well that the perusers never found him. Iceman unknowing of this fact remained in the snow and hypothermia began to set it. This would account for his lack of clothes but them being so near his b ... it. This would account for his lack of clothes but them being so near his body. As when you go into hypothermia you experience a great heat wave. Iceman then fell asleep in the snow and never woke up. ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Iceman of the Italian Alps that was 5,300 years old named Otzi

surrounded in ice. Scientists at first thought that the iceman they nicknamed "Otzi" was killed by hypothermia from exposure to the snow. Later, they found new evidence that shoved that the iceman mi ...

(1 pages) 27 3 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Anorexia Nervosa

self-starvation leading to a loss of body weight 15% below normal, accompanied with hyperactivity, hypothermia, and amenorrhea. Between 5 and 18 percent of known anorexia nervosa victims die of starv ... tion leading to a loss of body weight fifteen percent below normal, accompanied with hyperactivity, hypothermia, and amenorrhea. Hypothermia results when the body's natural insulation becomes non-exis ...

(102 pages) 482 1 4.2 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Effect of Humidified and Heated Carbon Dioxide During Laparoscopic Surgury on Post Operative Pain and Incidence of Hypothermia

al activities, and may lead to a reduction in the risk of other complications such as adhesions and hypothermia (Fisher and Paykel 2005).At present at MercyAscot where I am employed as a student PNSA ... er than the operating air and much dryer as gas needs to be bone dry for storage in cylinders. Mild hypothermia is associated with laparoscopic surgery, and can causes complications such as wound infe ...

(16 pages) 39 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A Random Life

s strength and at this point has fallen to the ground, as he has already developed a severe case of hypothermia. Right before his eyes, Marko's world was disappearing and the only thing keeping him al ... g?" Marko could barely feel his hands and feet. He wasn't shivering. He was past that point and now hypothermia was kicking in. "How could have he done that". Just a day ago Marko was lying on a bench ...

(10 pages) 38 1 3.8 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Medical Experiments Of WWII

ghastly procedures like high altitude testing, sun lamps, internal irrigation, hot baths, freezing/hypothermia, and surgery experimentation. High altitude testing was just as it sounds, testing the l ... be frozen to death, hence the name "Freezing". Some would be killed similarly, but by the means of hypothermia. For the benefit of the German Armed Forces, surgery experiments were performed. Such tr ...

(2 pages) 360 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Hypothermia In this essay I am going to explain what hypothermia is. How can one be exposed to get h ... e who are most likely to get it when exposed to the cold. I am also going to discuss How to prevent hypothermia or death when caught in cold water. What the symptoms and consequences of it are and the ... and consequences of it are and their treatments. How it can be used for medicinal purposes. Hypothermia is a condition in which body temperature falls drastically as a result of the exposure t ...

(4 pages) 533 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Wuthering Heights

om her and, if she stays here, it will take her life as well. In short she is aware of the onset of hypothermia.3 The sheep know they exist and have no questions. They are a reflection of and even a p ...

(3 pages) 4945 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Hypothermia, the Diving Reflex,and Survival

ABSTRACTThis paper reviews the contributions of hypothermia and the mammalian diving reflex (MDR) to human survival of cold-water immersion incident ... mines the relationship between the victim's age and MDR and considers the protective role played by hypothermia. Hypothermia is the result of a reduced metabolic rate and lowered oxygen consumption by ... is the result of a reduced metabolic rate and lowered oxygen consumption by body tissues. Although hypothermia may produce fatal cardiac arrhythmias such as ventricular fibrillation, it is also assoc ...

(3 pages) 1588 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Medical Experiments of WWII Gives information and an ethical view of some Medical Experiments in WWII, including Nazi Hypothermia Tests, and Biological Warfare of the Japanese

of Biological Warfare was made by the Japanese during this time and also an experiment of Freezing/Hypothermia was made by the Germans; I have researched and have gone into a much further depth of de ... hal and painful experiments. One of these was researching the ability for humans to resist or treat hypothermia or freezing. Some of the research on this topic would consist of the Germans taking peop ...

(7 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Drowning Safety

y as a result from submersion in water. In this paper I will discuss the management of drowning and hypothermia. Information on water hazards and preventive measures, the risks associated with rescuin ... , the risks associated with rescuing people from the water, and the pathophysiology of drowning and hypothermia.The term drowning refers to submersion in water, or when the mouth and/or nostrils becom ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

What is the effect of Cold when applied to skin to heart rate?

ow to Write a Formal Laboratory Report, pg.1-3Varnada Karriem-Norwood, MD, (2012, October). What is Hypothermia?. WebMD. Retrieved from

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology