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Physical disorders 

Physical disorders
Physical disorders

Carl Waldmann

, Andrew Rhodes

, Neil Soni

, and Jonathan Handy

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date: 24 January 2022

This chapter discusses physical disorders and includes discussion on hypothermia (including discussion on physiology of temperature regulation and pathophysiology of hypothermia, management of a cardiac arrest with associated hypothermia, rewarming of the patient, and fluids, ‘rescue collapse’, and ‘after drop’), drowning and near-drowning (explaining rescue and resuscitation of the drowning subject), rhabdomyolysis (its clinical manifestations and the complications of rhabdomyolysis), and tissue viability issues in intensive care.

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