Cold Water Kills Are You Next?
C old weather deaths happen to often when some penetrative measures can save a life. Hypothermia in layman's terms is decreased body temperature. this condition happens more slowly than the effects of cold shock and you might not be immediately aware of the symptoms. Normal body temp is 98.6.. .Mild hypothermia begins at 95 degrees body temp. At 90 degrees there is moderate shivering, dizziness, lack of coordination, some confusion and fatigue. Moderate hypothermia 89.6 degrees body temp. Shivering stops, consciousness becomes impaired hard to stay awake. Severe hypothermia 75.2 degrees body temp. Apparent Death - irreversible hypothermia 59 degrees body temp Uncontrolled or rapid breathing will speed up the chilling process. When the body's core temperature falls to 93?F. physical ability is severely diminished and mental capacity begins to deteriorate rapidly. A victim usually falls into an unconscious state when body temperature falls to 86?F. If the victim doe