rewarming

re·warm·ing

(rē-wōrm'ing),
Application of heat to correct hypothermia.

rewarming

Emergency medicine The raising of the body temperature in a Pt with hypothermia. See Accidental hypothermia.

re·warm·ing

(rē-wōrm'ing)
Process of returing the body temperature to physiologic normal following hypothermia.

rewarming

the restoration of normal body temperature in the management of cases of hypothermia. Several methods are used: (1) passive, which relies on retention of basal heat, (2) active, which employs a heat source externally or internally ('core') with lavage, irrigation, dialysis or extracorporeal blood heating.
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