Heat related Illness


Background

Pathophysiology

Diagnosis

Differential Diagnosis

Spectrum of Heat Related Illnesses

Treatment

  1. Cooling efforts take precedence over any time-consuming search for the cause
  2. Heat cramps
  3. Heat exhaustion
  4. Heat stroke (Medical Emergency)

Further Treatment

  1. ICU care for complications of heat stroke

Long-Term Care

Age-Related

Prognosis

Prevention & Screening

Guidelines for safe participation in sports