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elderly hypothermia

Hypothermia refers to a state where the temperature of the deep parts of the human body (rectum, esophagus, tympanum) is lower than 35°C (95°F). The hypothermia is caused by thermogenesis disorder, such as hypothyroidism. It is also caused by excessive heat dissipation, such as being exposed to a low temperature environment for too long. Elderly people can be due to insufficient nutrition and calories, poor body temperature regulation, insufficient heat preservation, disease, etc...



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