Hypothermia Extracted from Survival Guide to Midwifery, 2nd Edition (2012) Diane M. Fraser and Margaret A. Cooper, Oxford; Churchill Livingstone: 2012. Courtesy Elsevier Hypothermia is defined as a core temperature below 36°C. This can cause complications such as: Increased oxygen consumption (due to thermogenesis from brown fat stores) Lactic acid production Apnoea Decrease in blood […]

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