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Equations of Hayward et al for Predicting Survival Time in Cold Water

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

For a person immersed in cold water, temperature loss depends primarily on the water temperature. Death from hypothermia occurs when the rectal temperature falls below 30°C. This is may be associated with loss of consciousness and/or cardiac fibrillation.

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