Hypothermic Coagulopathy


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Course: Hypothermic Coagulopathy

Provided By: Banff Wilderness Care Conference 2015

Instructor: Kevin Palmer

Time Commitment: 60 minutes

Passing Grade: 80%

Course Description: Debunking the myths around hypothermia.  Educating the practitioner in wilderness and remote hypothermic situations, the pre and post care required.

Some Topics Covered:

  • Primary Hypothermia Definitions
  • Priorities of care in regards to hypothermia
  • Prioritizations of fluid in the hypothermic patient
  • Controlling bleeding
  • Core body temperatures vs external temperatures
  • How to increase the rate of survival in the hypothermic patient.