cold illnesses

cold illnesses - Matt Pioli 4/17/08 ATRN 120 Wayne...

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Matt Pioli 4/17/08 ATRN 120 Wayne Rodrigues Hour #9 Environmental Emergencies List the signs/symptoms and management of both hear exhaustion, and heat stroke. Heat stoke and heat exhaustion are two very similar illnesses, and they get mixed up often. Heat exhaustion’s symptoms are similar to heat stroke but are still different. Some symptoms include, clammy and wet skin, drowsiness, dehydration, and the person’s skin may feel cold because their body is trying to cool the body by sweating. Heat stroke is much worse than heat exhaustion, and can lead to death if not taken care of quickly. Some symptoms include, dry and red skin because the body has stopped sweating because the body can no longer cool itself. The management of these illnesses is fairly similar. Getting the victim fluids is very important because they are most likely dehydrated from the heat. Also getting them into a cool place is a vital, so their body can cool down. Putting ice bags on the persons regions where they sweat the most, like the groin,
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course ATRN 120 taught by Professor Rodrigues during the Spring '08 term at Springfield.

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