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Metabolic aspects of hypothermia in the elderly.

Abstract:

1. Plasma concentrations of glucose, lactate, amino acids, non-esterified fatty acids, glycerol, ketone bodies, insulin and cortisol were measured in 43 elderly patients with hypothermia. In 15 of these patients forearm arteriovenous differences were also measured. Core temperatures ranged from 25.9 to 35.5 degrees C. 2. The metabolic state was of mobilization of glycogen and triacylglycerol stores, with high plasma concentrations of lactate and lipid metabolites. The plasma concentration of ...

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Stoner, HB More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Little, RA More by this author
Threlfall, CJ More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical science (London, England : 1979)
Volume:
59
Issue:
1
Pages:
19-27
Publication date:
1980-07-05
EISSN:
1470-8736
ISSN:
0143-5221
URN:
uuid:3a9e3e5c-2d5c-4fc3-aada-2a86932813b6
Source identifiers:
10323
Local pid:
pubs:10323

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