Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke is a condition that occur due to prolonged exposure to heat more than 40℃ or higher .

Etiology (causes ) –

Prolonged exposure to heat .

Drinking alcohol

Previous heat Stroke

Older age

Sign and Symptoms

Flushed skin

Altered Mental status

High body temperatures


Increased pulse rate

Altered sweating


1 – Provide High flow oxygen through non – breather mask .

2- Establish Intra venous therapy.

3- Cool sheet and towels or continuous sponging with cool water .

4- Apply ice on the neck , groin , chest , and axillae .

5 – Immersion of the patient in a cold water bath .

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