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ALLMedicine™ Heatstroke Center

Research & Reviews  279 results

Evidence-Based Heatstroke Management in the Emergency Department.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7972371
The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine; Rublee C, Dresser C et. al.

Apr 15th, 2021 - Climate change is causing an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme heat events, which disproportionately impact the health of vulnerable populations. Heatstroke, the most serious heat-related illness, is a medical emergency that cause...

Clinical Spectrum of Pediatric Heat Illness and Heatstroke in a North American Desert C...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000002438
Pediatric Emergency Care; Fisher JD, Shah AP et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - The spectrum of historical features and clinical presentations of heat illness and heatstroke in the pediatric population has received limited focus in the emergency medicine literature. The majority of published cases involve children trapped in ...

Adherence of Healthcare Workers to Saudi Management Guidelines of Heat-Related Illnesse...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7908601
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Almuzaini Y, Abdulmalek N et. al.

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Heat-related illnesses (HRIs), such as heatstroke (HS) and heat exhaustion (HE), are common complications during Hajj pilgrims. The Saudi Ministry of Health (MoH) developed guidelines on the management of HRIs to ensure the safety of all pilgrims....

Inpatient burden and mortality of heatstroke in the United States.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.13837
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Kaewput W, Thongprayoon C et. al.

Nov 17th, 2020 - This study aimed to assess inpatient prevalence, characteristics, outcomes, and resource utilisation of hospitalisation for heatstroke in the United States. Additionally, this study aimed to explore factors associated with in-hospital mortalities ...

Targeted temperature management in patients with severe heatstroke: Three case reports ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7647579
Medicine Jung YS, Kim HH et. al.

Nov 7th, 2020 - Unprecedented heatwaves over the past several years are getting worse with longer duration in the course of global warming. Heatstroke is a medical emergency with multiple organ involvement and life-threatening illness with a high mortality rate o...

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Guidelines  1 results

Revised guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of acquired idiopathic generalized an...
https://doi.org/10.1111/1346-8138.13649
The Journal of Dermatology; Munetsugu T, Fujimoto T et. al.

Oct 24th, 2016 - Acquired idiopathic generalized anhidrosis (AIGA) is characterized by an acquired impairment in total body sweating despite exposure to heat or exercise. Severe cases may result in heatstroke. Most cases of AIGA have been reported in Asia, especia...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  321 results

Evidence-Based Heatstroke Management in the Emergency Department.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7972371
The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine; Rublee C, Dresser C et. al.

Apr 15th, 2021 - Climate change is causing an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme heat events, which disproportionately impact the health of vulnerable populations. Heatstroke, the most serious heat-related illness, is a medical emergency that cause...

Clinical Spectrum of Pediatric Heat Illness and Heatstroke in a North American Desert C...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000002438
Pediatric Emergency Care; Fisher JD, Shah AP et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - The spectrum of historical features and clinical presentations of heat illness and heatstroke in the pediatric population has received limited focus in the emergency medicine literature. The majority of published cases involve children trapped in ...

Adherence of Healthcare Workers to Saudi Management Guidelines of Heat-Related Illnesse...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7908601
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Almuzaini Y, Abdulmalek N et. al.

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Heat-related illnesses (HRIs), such as heatstroke (HS) and heat exhaustion (HE), are common complications during Hajj pilgrims. The Saudi Ministry of Health (MoH) developed guidelines on the management of HRIs to ensure the safety of all pilgrims....

Inpatient burden and mortality of heatstroke in the United States.
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.13837
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Kaewput W, Thongprayoon C et. al.

Nov 17th, 2020 - This study aimed to assess inpatient prevalence, characteristics, outcomes, and resource utilisation of hospitalisation for heatstroke in the United States. Additionally, this study aimed to explore factors associated with in-hospital mortalities ...

Heat exhaustion - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-exhaustion/symptoms-causes/syc-20373250

Nov 9th, 2020 - Overview Heat exhaustion is a condition whose symptoms may include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, a result of your body overheating. It's one of three heat-related syndromes, with heat cramps being the mildest and heatstroke being the most seve...

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News  19 results

Climate-Related Wheezing, Allergy, Trauma Affecting Practice
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/921875

Nov 26th, 2019 - At her pediatric practice in Reno, Nevada, Debra Hendrickson, MD, sees the effects of climate change first-hand: a little girl wheezing from wildfire smoke inhalation; a young boy suffering heatstroke on yet another record-high temperature day; a ...

Altered Mental Status in a Young Man Picked Up On the Street
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/727165_4

Oct 4th, 2018 - The underlying etiology of the patient's problems was heatstroke. This condition is defined as the combination of hyperthermia (core temperature >105°F [40.6°C]) and neurologic impairment.[1] Two types of heatstroke are recognized: classic nonexer...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Common Summer Injuries
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/881720

Jun 25th, 2017 - Summer is a time for fun outdoor activities but it's also when certain injuries and illnesses tend to happen more frequently. Time spent playing outside in the heat can lead to dehydration. Asthma exacerbations also may occur. Too much time outsid...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Common Summer Injuries
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/881720_6

Jun 25th, 2017 - Except for the mildest cases, patients diagnosed with exertional heatstroke or nonexertional heatstroke should be admitted to the hospital for at least 48 hours to monitor for complications. Numerous cooling techniques have been suggested, but non...

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