Your child should never leave the house without a hat in bitterly cold weather. Children, especially younger children, can lose a third of their body heat through their heads when they’re outside, so make sure they are properly dressed.
We’re all susceptible to hypothermia, a dangerous drop in core body temperature. But cold is only part of the story. Learn 3 facts that may surprise you.
We know to guard our skin against frostbite by covering up when we go outside in sub-freezing temperatures. But extreme cold also can impact your vital organs. Find out how you can protect yourself.
When bitterly cold temperatures hit, you have to be careful to avoid staying out in the frigid air for too long. A cold weather emergency can happen relatively quickly, especially with children. Your child should never leave the house without a hat in this kind of weather. Children, especially younger children, can lose a third … Read More
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How can a surgical team prevent a patient from becoming too cold while under anesthesia? This is one of the important questions explored by the Department of Outcomes Research, an integral part of Cleveland Clinic’s Anesthesiology Institute. Founded in 2005 by Daniel Sessler, MD, the department supports every aspect of clinical anesthesiology research, including trial … Read More