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Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2004 May;22(2):315-27, viii.

Heat-related illness.

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  • 1Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA.

Abstract

Heat-related illness represents a continuum of disorders from minor syndromes such as heat cramps, heat syncope, and heat exhaustion to the severely life-threatening disorder known as heat stroke. It represents an important cause of wilderness-related morbidity and mortality.

PMID:
15163570
DOI:
10.1016/j.emc.2004.01.004
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