Descriptor English: Hypothermia
Descriptor Spanish: Hipotermia
Descriptor hipotermia
Scope note: Temperatura corporal más baja de lo normal, especialmente en animales de sangre caliente; en el hombre es usualmente accidental o no intencional.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipotermia
Descriptor French: Hypothermie
Entry term(s): Accidental Hypothermia
Accidental Hypothermias
Hypothermia, Accidental
Hypothermias, Accidental
Tree number(s): C23.888.119.565
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Lower than normal body temperature, especially in warm-blooded animals.
Annotation: do not confuse with HYPOTHERMIA, INDUCED for cooling of organs during surgery or for therapy; relation to BODY TEMPERATURE: see Manual 23.27+
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Cold-Shock Response MeSH
Rewarming MeSH
DeCS ID: 7215
Unique ID: D007035
NLM Classification: WD 670
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Hypothermia - Preferred
Concept UI M0010944
Scope note Lower than normal body temperature, especially in warm-blooded animals.
Preferred term Hypothermia
Entry term(s) Hypothermias
Hypothermia, Accidental - Narrower
Concept UI M0477867
Preferred term Hypothermia, Accidental
Entry term(s) Accidental Hypothermia
Accidental Hypothermias
Hypothermias, Accidental

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