Accidental hypothermia management has made substantial progress.

In the United States from 1999 to 2011, an average of 1301 people died each year from cold exposure, but new treatment opportunities have emerged. Dr. Joe Miller, Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Health System will present an overview of accidental hypothermia, treatment strategies for the Emergency Room, and present a case study on the applications of esophageal heat transfer in an accidental hypothermia case.