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The International Hypothermia Registry (IHR): Dieter's ESAO Winter Schools and Beat's International Hypothermia Registry.

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Summary of "The International Hypothermia Registry (IHR): Dieter's ESAO Winter Schools and Beat's International Hypothermia Registry."

Accidental hypothermia could be listed as an 'orphan disease,' since mild hypothermia is common but has no severe medical consequences, whereas severe hypothermia is rare and life-threatening. In order to increase our knowledge, find new outcome predictors, and propose better guidelines for the treatment of deep accidental hypothermia victims, we created the International Hypothermia Registry (
IHR:
https://www.hypothermia-registry.org), which will allow us to gather a large number of cases in order to achieve statistical significance and issue evidence-based recommendations.

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Name: The International journal of artificial organs
ISSN: 1724-6040
Pages: 40-42

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