[Accidents during bathing].

Shingo Hori, Masaru Suzuki, Koichi Ueno, Yukio Sato, Tomohiro Kurihara

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Sudden death during bathing accounts for 10 to 15% of all out-of hospital cardiac arrests in Japan. Surveys in Tokyo revealed 1,085 victims of accidents during bathing transported by ambulance from October 1999 to March 2000. 53% of them were cardiac arrest and 25% were those who needed rescue from bath tub because of consciousness disturbance (rescued group). Clinical observation of the rescued group patients indicated they suffered from transient loss of consciousness probably because of elevated body temperature. The current hypothesis of the accidents during bathing is a unique type of heat illness exposed by high water temperature(41-43 degrees C). Geriatric population is vulnerable to the bathing induced heat illness.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)1047-1052
ページ数6
ジャーナルNihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine
71
発行部数6
出版物ステータスPublished - 2013 6
外部発表Yes

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Accidents
Hot Temperature
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Ambulances
Unconsciousness
Tokyo
Vulnerable Populations
Sudden Death
Heart Arrest
Body Temperature
Consciousness
Baths
Geriatrics
Japan
Observation
Temperature
Water
Surveys and Questionnaires

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[Accidents during bathing]. / Hori, Shingo; Suzuki, Masaru; Ueno, Koichi; Sato, Yukio; Kurihara, Tomohiro.

:: Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine, 巻 71, 番号 6, 06.2013, p. 1047-1052.

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