Accidental Hypothermia: Building the Chain of Survival

Emergency Department Grand Rounds hosted by the Interior Health Emergency Services Network
Accidental Hypothermia: Building the Chain of Survival
January 30, 2024  |  5:00PM – 6:00PM PST

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Accurately stage, triage and manage accidental hypothermia patients based on the vital signs and level of consciousness.
  2. Identify which cold patients in cardiac arrest are unlikely to benefit from resuscitation and which patients may benefit from prolonged resuscitation and rewarming.
  3. Select the appropriate warming technique and treatment facility for hypothermic patients.
  4. Understand the BC Hypothermia Clinical Practice Guideline and explore the potential for guidelines to improve patient outcome.

Presented by:
Doug Brown , MD, FRCPC
Emergency Physician, RCH Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Department of Emergency Medicine

For more information, download the event poster.

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