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ALLMedicine™ Heatstroke Center

Research & Reviews  271 results

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...

2020 International Consensus on First Aid Science With Treatment Recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.09.016
Resuscitation Singletary EM, Zideman DA et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - This is the summary publication of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation's 2020 International Consensus on First Aid Science With Treatment Recommendations. It addresses the most recent published evidence reviewed by the First Aid T...

Case Report: A Fatal Case of Scrub Typhus Complicated by Heatstroke.
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0577
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Kikuchi H, Narita M et. al.

Sep 25th, 2020 - A 76-year-old man who had been bathing in a hot spring was taken to the hospital in a coma. PCR assay performed on the eschar revealed a serotype Hirano/Kuroki of Orientia tsutsugamushi. Coexisted heatstroke superimposed on multiple underlying ris...

Case report of effective intranasal cooling in an 80 year old patient with heatstroke.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2020.05.098
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Manegold R, Fistera D et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - Intranasal cooling by the evaporation of perflourcarbon is almost exclusively used for the induction of therapeutic hypothermia in post-resuscitation care. This method has proven to be effective and safe. This case presents a successful applicatio...

Pediatric Heatstroke Fatalities Caused by Being Left in Motor Vehicles.
https://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000002115
Pediatric Emergency Care; Hammett DL, Kennedy TM et. al.

May 27th, 2020 - Fatalities due to being left in motor vehicles is an important cause of pediatric mortality. Few studies in the medical literature focus on this topic. This study aims to describe the circumstances surrounding these deaths, to determine their geog...

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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  313 results

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...

Heat exhaustion - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-exhaustion/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373253

Nov 9th, 2020 - Diagnosis If you need medical attention due to heat exhaustion, it may be apparent to medical personnel that you have heat exhaustion, or they may take your rectal temperature to confirm the diagnosis and rule out heatstroke. If your doctors suspe...

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...

2020 International Consensus on First Aid Science With Treatment Recommendations.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.09.016
Resuscitation Singletary EM, Zideman DA et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - This is the summary publication of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation's 2020 International Consensus on First Aid Science With Treatment Recommendations. It addresses the most recent published evidence reviewed by the First Aid T...

Case Report: A Fatal Case of Scrub Typhus Complicated by Heatstroke.
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0577
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Kikuchi H, Narita M et. al.

Sep 25th, 2020 - A 76-year-old man who had been bathing in a hot spring was taken to the hospital in a coma. PCR assay performed on the eschar revealed a serotype Hirano/Kuroki of Orientia tsutsugamushi. Coexisted heatstroke superimposed on multiple underlying ris...

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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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Patient Education  15 results see all →