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hypothermia


She was found after three days and was suffering from dehydration and hypothermia.
  body temperature that is dangerously low
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hypothermia hypothermic
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Hypothermia is typically dangerous, but can be induced for medical reasons.
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  • She was found after three days and was suffering from dehydration and hypothermia.
  • induced hypothermia during the heart surgery
  • Add to that hypothermia and a broken leg and arm.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Piper kept glancing back, worried, as if he were the one who’d almost died of hypothermia rather than she.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero

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  • They both looked at Percy, who was shaking like he had hypothermia.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • But I was getting hypothermic, too.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • After that, I’d eat a box of Popsicles, and then I’d call a limo to take me to the megaplex and I would watch movie after movie in air-conditioning so cold I’d need to buy a sweatshirt to prevent hypothermia.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Both of them became almost hypothermic as the storm rolled through.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Kept me going until the blizzard came in for two solid days, trapping me in this waist-high drift so I could die of hypothermia under a gloriously blue sky.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • But more extreme cases can lead to shock and hypothermia.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • I listened to their talk of mileage, of the skinned knees and hypothermic swimming bouts.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • His thin shirt has split at the seams and he gazes into some middle distance with hypothermic slackness.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • I hate it," he says, pulling me to my feet "Not really caring what you hate right now," I say, trying to force some venom into my voice, but it’s hard when I’m fighting what I am quite certain are the early stages of hypothermia.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • It was the hypothermia that got Daddy.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Prolonged hypothermia, exhaustion, and shock took their toll, and she felt her knees give.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Preemptively, you conclude, as I would, that Rudy died that very same day, of hypothermia.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • They were kept there for twenty minutes, very carefully timed, I now know, to make sure no one developed hypothermia.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Dying of hypothermia couldn’t be any worse than the slow kill Diana Leven and the DA’s office had in store for him in court.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • As strong as the current was running, it would have certainly knocked him off his feet, but by dogpaddling and hopping along the bottom as he drifted downstream, he could conceivably have made it across before being carried into the gorge or succumbing to hypothermia.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Half my men got frostbite, the other half suffered from hypothermia, and by the time we finished, my squad was reduced to just three or four men, all of whom ended up in the infirmary once we got back to base.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • He was delirious and hypothermic.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • With a little rain and a bit of wind, you can die of hypothermia on the Fourth of July.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • He was so hypothermic he could barely talk.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • "I’ve read about worse hypothermia cases in the literature, but this is by far the worst I’ve ever seen."
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Dawson was shivering from hypothermia, and he was dazed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Best of Me
  • The Horvath had better kill him quick or hypothermia was going to do the job for them.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • "We should keep moving or we’ll get hypothermia," Annabeth said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • She had severe hypothermia.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • The one my mother got me had pink hearts on it, was made of flannel, and would keep me alive for about five seconds in subzero temperatures before I died of hypothermia.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • …drowned, but this did not discourage the others); the old woman of a hundred and five who had declared she would five until Mr Galsworthy finished The Forsyte Saga , and who had died less than an hour after having the final page of the final volume read to her; the young mountain climber hospitalized with a supposedly fatal case of hypothermia whose friends had read The Lord of the Rings to him nonstop, around the clock, until he came out of his coma; hundred s of other such incidents.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • She was barefoot and suffering from severe hypothermia.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • We would instantly become more vulnerable to HAPE, HACE, hypothermia, impaired judgment, and frostbite.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • We have the hypothermia pretty much under control now.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • The problem is, with hypothermia so many things go wrong at once.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • The gross symptoms would have been masked by the overlying hypothermia.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Jameson reminded himself that in extreme hypothermia cases the unexpected can take a month or more to appear.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • But my teeth were chattering almost uncontrollably, and they still ordered us straight back into the water for another fifteen minutes., the very limit of the time when guys start to suffer from hypothermia.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • But it soon be came apparent that in the so-called Death Zone above 25,000 feet, without supplemental oxygen the body is vastly more vulnerable to HAPE and HACE, hypothermia, frostbite, and a host of other mortal perils.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • What if you had gone into hypothermic shock?
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Now stupid hypothermia.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I was hypothermic, delirious, and shivering uncontrollably.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Somebody give me hypothermia.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I’d have to say the odds are in his favor now, but these hypothermia cases have a way of souring on you in a hurry.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • For the next two hours, Beidleman, Groom, the two Sherpas, and the seven clients staggered blindly around in the storm, growing ever more exhausted and hypothermic, hoping to blunder across the camp.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Hypothermia.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Boukreev’s susceptibility to the cold was doubtless greatly exacerbated by the fact that he wasn’t using supplemental oxygen; in the absence of gas he simply couldn’t stop to wait for slow clients on the summit ridge without courting frostbite and hypothermia.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • You’ve got hypothermia," Jason said.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Not even that it was so cold out but fifty-three-degree water is enough to send you into hypothermia if you’re out there long enough, which unfortunately we were, and I mean to say Daddy, he was soaring, off in the stratosphere —"
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Without it I could feel myself becoming really cold and hypothermic, " he says.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
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