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Survival in Cold Water: Hypothermia Prevention

By Chad P. Dawson

This five-panel brochure describes the symptoms of worsening hypothermia and the appropriate first aid measures to take. It goes on to discuss hypothermia prevention methods and equipment available to those who are exposed to the risk of cold water immersion. Hypothermia is a risk for anyone who enjoys activities like boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, or skiing. It can occur quickly and it can be fatal. Even a mild case of hypothermia affects your physical and mental abilities, and increases the risk of accidents/

  • Published: July 1987
  • Genre: Fact Sheet
  • Minnesota Sea Grant product number: B2
  • Format: Printed Material
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