Heat exhaustion: Introduction
Heat exhaustion: Overheating of the body with exhaustion or collapse.
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causes, and treatments of Heat exhaustion is available below.
Symptoms of Heat exhaustion
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Treatments for Heat exhaustion
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Heat exhaustion: Deaths
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Alternative Treatments for Heat exhaustion
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Causes of Heat exhaustion
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Latest Treatments for Heat exhaustion
- Evaporative cooling
- Ice pack cooling
- Cold water immersion
- Antipyretic agents
- IV fluids
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Prevention of Heat exhaustion
Prevention information for Heat exhaustion has been compiled from various data sources
and may be inaccurate or incomplete.
None of these methods guarantee prevention of Heat exhaustion.
- Drink plenty of fluids
- Drink adequate salt or electrolyte fluids
- Drink fluids before exertion or exercise
- Drink fluids during exertion or exercise
- Avoid exertion in hottest weather
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Definitions of Heat exhaustion:
Overexposure to heat or overexertion most common in old age or infancy but especially in the elderly, accompanied by convulsions, delusions, or coma. It is treated by cooling the body and replacing fluids and salts. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992, p282)
- (Source - Diseases Database)
A condition marked by dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by depletion of body fluids and electrolytes
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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