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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Environmental Hyperthermia

REBEL Core Cast 35.0 - By Anand Swaminathan - June 24, 2020
"Take Home Points
  • Heat stroke is a life-threatening disorder characterized by elevated core temperature, compromise to neurologic function and multi-system organ dysfunction
  • The keystone of treatment is rapid cooling within 30 minutes of presentation preferably with ice water immersion
  • Patients with heat stroke should be investigated for rhabdomyolysis, AKI, liver failure and concomitant infection"