Heat illness is the result of increased heat production and impaired heat dissipation.
Exertional heat illness is a continuum but based on signs and symptoms can be divided into the f...
Painful involuntary contractions of muscles, most commonly the calf, quadriceps, and abdomen
Heat cramps are more commonly thought of as an electrolyte problem than a heat ...
Use basic or advanced cardiac life support for all unstable patients and transfer them to the nearest medical facility.
Common theme in treating all heat illnesses is to lower...
Heat cramps 3[C]:
May return immediately after symptoms resolve with rest and fluid replacement
Depending on severity, may requi...
Remember the principle “cool first, transport second.”
General Heat Stress Index 2,5 (see Table)
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