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  • Althaus U, Aeberhard P, Schupbach P, Nachbur BH, Muhlemann W. Management of profound accidental hypothermia with cardiorespiratory arrest. Ann Surg 1982;195:492-5.
  • Anderson TW, Rochard C. Cold snaps, snowfall, and sudden death from ischemic heart disease. Can Med Assoc J 1979;121:1580-3.
  • Anttti-Poika I, Pohjolainen T, Alaranta H. Severe frostbite of the upper extremities-a psychosocial problem mostly associated with alcohol abuse. Scand J Soc Med 1990;18:59-61.
  • Arneil GC, Kerr MM. Severe hypothermia in Glasgow infants in winter. Lancet 1963;2:756-9.
  • Aylin P, Morris S, Wakefield J, Grossinho A, Jarup L, Elliott P. Temperature, housing, deprivation and their relationship to excess winter mortality in Great Britain, 1986-1996. Int Epidemiol 2001;30:1100-8.
  • Baker-Blocker A. Winter weather and cardiovascular mortality in Minneapolis-St. Paul. Am J Public Health 1982;72:261-5.
  • Baumgartner E, Belson M, Rubin C, Patel M. Hypothermia and other cold-related morbidity emergency department visits: United States. 1995-2004. Wilderness Environ Med. 2008;19:233-237.
  • Bull GM, Morton J. Environment, temperature, and death rates. Age Ageing 1978;7:210-24.
  • Bullard RW, Rapp GM. Problems of body heat loss in water immersion. Aerospace Med 1970;41:1269-77.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Extreme cold: a prevention guide to promote your personal health and safety. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, 1996.
  • Chin C, Noe, R, Martin JP, Wolkin A, Vagi S. The use of Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) to evaluate NWS warnings: Evaluation of the National Weather Service’s extreme cold warning experiment in North Dakota during the 2012 winter season. Bull Am Meteorological Society. 2013 Published ahead of print http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00123.1
  • Collins KJ, Dore C, Exton-Smith AN, Fox RH, MacDonald IC, Woodward PM. Accidental hypothermia and impaired temperature homeostasis in the elderly. Br Med J 1977;1:353-6.
  • Collins KJ, Easton JC, Belfield-Smith H, Exton-Smith AN, Pluck RA. Effects of age on body temperature and blood pressure in cold environments. Clin Sci 1985;69:465-70.
  • Collins KJ. Hypothermia: the facts. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.
  • Collins KJ. Low indoor temperature and morbidity in the elderly. Age Ageing 1986;15:212-20.
  • Collins KJ, Easton JC, Exton-Smith AN. Shivering thermogenesis and vasometer responses with convective cooling in the elderly. J Physiol 1981;320:76.
  • Collins KJ, Exton-Smith AN, Dore C. Urban hypothermia: preferred temperature and thermal perception in old age. Br Med J 1981;282:175-7.
  • Courvoisier S, Fournel J, Ducrot R, Kolsky M, Koetschet P. Proprietes pharmacodynamiques du chlorhydrate de cholor-3 (dimethylamino-3' propl)-10 phenothiazine (4.560 R.P.). Arch Int Pharmacodyn 1953;92:305-61.
  • Cutting WAM, Samuel GA. Hypothermia in a tropical winter climate. Indian J Pediatr 1971;8:752-7.
  • Daley WR, Smith A, Paz-Argandona E, Malilay J, McGeehin M. An outbreak of carbon monoxide poisoning after a major ice storm in Maine. J Emerg Med 2000;18:87-93.
  • Danzl DF, Pozos RS, Auerbach PS, et al. Multicenter Hypothermia Survey. Ann Emerg Med 1987;16:1042-55.
  • Duguid H, Simpson RG, Stowers JM. Accidental hypothermia. Lancet 1961;2:1213-9.
  • Faich G, Rose R. Blizzard morbidity and mortality: Rhode Island, 1978. Am J Public Health 1979;69:1050-2.
  • Feinlieb M. Statement of Manning Feinlieb. In: Deadly cold: health hazards due to cold weather. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984.
  • Forester CF. Coma in myxedema. Arch Intern Med 1963;111(6):100-9.
  • Fox RH, Woodward PM, Exton-Smith AN, Green MF, Donnison DV, Wicks MH. Body temperatures in the elderly: a national study of physiological, social, and environmental conditions. Br Med J 1973;1:200-6.
  • Frank DH, Robson MC. Accidental hypothermia treated without mortality. Surg Gynecol Obster 1980;151:379-81.
  • Franklin BA, Bonzheim K, Gordon S, Timmis GC. Snow shoveling: a trigger for acute myocardial infarction and sudden coronary death. Am J Cardiol 1996;77:855-8.
  • Geehr EC, Salluzzo R, Bosco S, Braaten J, Wahl T, Wallenkampf V. Emergency health impact of a severe storm. Am J Emerg Med 1989;7:598-604.
  • Glass RI, O'Hare P, Conrad JL. Health consequences of a snow disaster in Massachusetts, February 6, 1978. Am J Public Health 1979;69:1047-9.
  • Glass RI, Wissenthal AM, Zack MM, Preston M. Risk factors for myocardial infarction associated with the Chicago snowstorm of Jan 13-15, 1979. JAMA 1981;245:164-5.
  • Glass RI, Zack MM. Increase in deaths from ischemic heart disease after blizzards. Lancet 1979;241:485-7.
  • Goette DK. Chillblains (perniosis). J Am Acad Dermatol 1990;23:257-62.
  • Goldman A, Exton-Smith AN, Francis G, O'Brien A. A pilot study of low body temperatures in old people admitted to hospital. J R Coll Physicians Lond 1977;11:291-306.
  • Gorjanc ML, Flanders WD, VanDerslice J, Hersh J, Malilay J. Effects of temperture and snowfall on mortality in Pennsylvania. Am J Epidemiol 1999;149:1152-60.
  • Haight JSJ, Keatinge WR. Failure of thermoregulation in the cold during hypoglycemia induced by exercise and ethanol. J Physiol 1973;229:87-97.
  • Hartling L, Brison RJ, Pickett W. Cluster of unintentional carbon monoxide poisonings presenting to the emergency departments in Kingston, Ontario during "Ice Storm 98." Can J Public Health 1998;89:388-90.
  • Hartling L, Pickett W, Brinson RJ. The injury experience observed in two emergency departments in Kingston, Ontario during "Ice Storm 98." Can J Public Health 1999;90:95-8.
  • Heaton JM. The distribution of brown adipose tissue in the human. J Anat 1972;112:35-9.
  • Higgins EA, Iampietro PF, Adams T, Holmes DD. Effects of a tranquilizer on body temperature. Proc Soci for Experi Biol Med 1964;115:1017-9.
  • Houck PM, Hampson NB. Epidemic carbon monoxide poisoning following a winter storm. J Emerg Med 1997;15:469-73.
  • Iqbal S, Clower JH, Hernandez SA, Damon SA, Yip FYA review of disaster-related carbon monoxide poisoning: surveillance, epidemiology, and opportunities for prevention. Am J Public Health. 2012 Oct;102(10):1957-63. Epub 2012 Aug 16.
  • Kanzenbach TL, Dexter WW. Cold injuries. Protecting your patients from the dangers of hypothermia and frostbite. Postgrad Med 1999;105(1):72-8.
  • Kappes BM, Mills WJ. A sample of personality profiles on frostbite patients in Alaska 1980-86. Arctic Med Res 1988;47(suppl. 1)243-5.
  • Keatinge WR, Coleshaw SRK, Cotter F, Mattock M, Murphy M, Chelliah R. Increases in platelet and red cell counts, blood viscosity, and arterial pressure during mild surface cooling: factors in mortality from coronary and cerebral thrombosis in winter. Br Med J 1984;289:1405-8.
  • Kid SM, Chasmar LR, Clapson JB. Frostbite in the prairies: a 12-year review. Plast Reconstr Surg 1993;92:633-41.
  • Kilbourne EM. Cold environment. In: Noji Ek, ed. The public health consequences of disasters. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997;270-86.
  • Kollias J, Ballard RW. The influence of chlorpromazine on physical and chemical mechanisms of temperature regulation in the rat. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 1964;145:373-81.
  • Kozole A. Hypothermia in a 7-year-old boy: the Current Creek rescue. J Emerg Nurs 1999;25:56-9.
  • Kunst AE, Groenhof MA, Mackenback JP. The association between two windchill indices and daily mortality variation in the Netherlands. Am J Public Health 1994;84:1738-42.
  • Ledingham IM, Mone JG. Treatment of accidental hypothermia: a prospective clinical study. Br Med J 1980;I:1102-5.
  • Lonning PE, Skulberg A, Abyholm F. Accidental hypothermia; review of the literature, Acra Anaesthesiol Scand 1986;30:601-13.
  • Lloyd E. Hypothesis: temperature recommendations for elderly people: Are we wrong? Age Ageing 1990;19:264-7.
  • Lutterloh E, Iqbal S, Clower J, Spillerr H, Riggs M, Sugg T, Humbaugh K, Cadwell B, Thoroughman D. Carbon monoxide poisoning after an ice storm in Kentucky, 2009. Public Health Rep 2011;126(Suppl 1):108-115.
  • MacGregor DC, Armour JA, Goldman BS, Bigelow WG. The effects of ether, ethanol, propanol, and butanol on tolerance to deep hypothermia: experimental and clinical observations. Diseases of the Chest 1966;50:523-9.
  • MacLean D, Emslie-Smith D. Accidental hypothermia. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1977.
  • Maresca L, Vasko JS. Treatment of hypothermia by extracorporeal circulation and internal rewarming. J Trauma 1987;89-90.
  • Miller DA, Miller J Jr. Interactions among ethanol, hypothermia, and asphyxia in guinea pigs. Cryobiology 1967;3:400-6.
  • Miller JW, Danzl DF, Thomas DM. Urban accidental hypothermia, 135 cases. Ann Emerg Med 1980;9:456-60.
  • Mills WJ Jr. Frostbite. A discussion of the problem and a review of the Alaskan experience. 1973 [classical article]. Alaska Med 1993;35:29-40.
  • Mills WJ Jr. Comments on this issue of Alaska Medicine-from then (1960) until now (1993). Alaska Med 1993;35:70-87.
  • Mills WJ Jr, Mills WJ 3rd. Peripheral non-freezing cold injury: immersion injury. Alaska Med 1993;35:117-28.
  • National Center for Health Statistics. Mortality computer tapes for the years 1968-1985. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, 1985.
  • Noe R, Jin J, Wolkin A. Exposure to natural cold and heat: hypothermia and hyperthermia Medicare claims, United States, 2004-2005. Am J Public Health 2012; 102:e11-8. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300557. Epub 2012 Feb 16.
  • Parsons SL, Leach IH, Charnley RM. A case of bilateral trench foot. Injury 1993;24:680-1.
  • Purdue GF, Hunt JL. Cold injury: a collective review. J Burn Care Rehabil 1986;7(4):331-42.
  • Randall PE, Heath DF, Little RA. How common is accidental hypothermia? [letter]. Arch Emerg Med 1985;2:174-5.
  • Ranhoff AH. Accidental hypothermia in the elderly. Int J Circumpolar Health 2000;59:255-9.
  • Rogot E. Associations between coronary mortality and the weather. Chicago, 1967. Public Health Rep 1974;89:330-8.
  • Rosenwaike I. Seasonal variations of death in the United States, 1951-1960. J Am Stat Assoc 1966;61:1706-19.
  • Rustin MHA, Newton JA, Smith NP, Dowd PM. The treatment of chillblains with nifedipine: the results of a pilot study, a double-blind placebo-controlled randomized study and a long-term open trial. Br J Dermatol 1989;120:267-75.
  • Sanchez C, Thomas K, Malilay J, Annest J. Nonfatal natural and environmental injuries treated in emergency departments, United States, 2001-2004. Fam Community Health. 2010:33:3-10.
  • Sallis R, Chassay CM. Recognizing and treating common cold-induced injury in outdoor sports. Med Sci Sports Exerc 1999;31:1367-73.
  • Schulman IL, Kilbourne ED. Experimental transmission of influenza virus in mice: II. Some factors affecting incidence of transmitted infection. J Exp Med 1963;118:267-75.
  • Shock NW, Watkin DM, Yiengst MJ, et al. Age differences in the water content of the body as related to basal oxygen consumption in males. J Gerontol 1963;18:1-8.
  • Sinks T. Hazards of working in cold weather include frostbite, hypothermia. Occup Health Saf 1988;57:20-5.
  • Siple PA, Passel CF. Measurement of dry atmospheric cooling in subfreezing temperatures. Proc Am Philos Soc 1945;89:177-99.
  • Spittell JA Jr, Spittell PC. Chronic pernio: another cause of blue toes. Int Angiol 1992;11:46-50.
  • States SJ. Weather and death in Birmingham, Alabama. Environ Res 1976;12:340-54.
  • Steadman RG. A universal scale of apparent temperature. Journal of Climate and Applied Meteorology 1984;23:1674-87.
  • Steadman RG. Indices of windchill of clothed persons. Journal of Applied Meteorology 1971;10:674-83.
  • Stoneham MD, Squires SJ. Prolonged resuscitation in acute deep hypothermia. Anaesthesia 1992;47:784-8.
  • Thein LA. Environmental conditions affecting the athlete. J Orthop Sports Physi Ther 1995;21:158-71.
  • Urschel JD, Urschel JW, Mackenzie WC. The role of alcohol in frostbite injury [letter]. Scand J Soc Med 1990;18:273.
  • Urschel JD. Frostbite: redisposing factors and predictors of poor outcome. J Trauma 1990;30:340-2.
  • US Bureau of the Census. Computer files containing population data for years 1980 and 1990. Washington, DC: US Bureau of the Census, 1990.
  • US Public Health Service. APHA-CDC recommended housing maintenance and occupancy ordinance. Atlanta, Georgia: Centers for Disease Control, 1975.
  • Van Rossum CTM, Shipley MJ, Hemingway H, Grobbee DE, Mackenbach JP, Marmot MG. Seasonal variation in cause-specific mortality: Are there high-risk groups? 25-year follow-up of civil servants from the first Whitehall study. Int J Epidemiol 2001;30:1109-16.
  • Weyman AE, Greenbaum DM, Grace WJ. Accidental hypothermia in an alcoholic population. Am J Med 1974;56:13-21.
  • Wisborg T, Husby P, Engedal H. Anesthesiologist-manned helicopters and regionalized extracorporeal circulation facilities: a unique chance in deep hypothermia. Arctic Med Res 1991;50(Suppl. 6):108-11.
  • Wittmers LE Jr. Pathophysiology of cold exposure. Minn Med 2001 Nov;84(11):30-6.
  • Wrenn K. Immersion foot. A problem of the homeless in the 1990s. Arch Intern Med 1991;151:785-8.
  • Wrenn K, Connors GP. Carbon monoxide poisoning during ice storms: a tale of two cities. J Emerg Med 1997;15:465-7.
  • Young RSK, Zaineraitis EL, Dooling EC. Neurological outcome in cold water drowning. JAMA 1980;244:1233-5.

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