Hypothermia: Signs & Symptoms -

Signs and symptoms of this dangerous condition which can become life-threatening are: shivering, dizziness, numbness, confusion, weakness, impaired judgment, impaired vision and drowsiness.

  • Hypothermia victims pass through 5 stages, with each stage more serious and leading to death!
  • Shivering
  • Apathy
  • Loss of Consciousness
  • Decreasing Pulse and Breathing Rate
  • Death


    Seek professional help. Get victim out of the cold and into dry clothing. Warm the body SLOWLY! Give nothing to eat or drink unless victim is FULLY CONSCIOUS!

    If trained, monitor airway, breathing & circulation.

    Seek assistance if no immediate improvement.