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Help To Fight Killer Cold Weather

An ambulance brought an elderly man to the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Emergency Department (ED) after he was found lying on a sidewalk. The temperature had dipped to 35 degrees on that winter night. No one knew how long the man had been exposed to the cold. At the scene, the EMS crew recorded his body temperature as 68 and couldn’t find a heartbeat. As they wheeled him into the ED, they gave him CPR, trying to save his life.