Heat And Cold Emergencies for EMS

Heat Production Metabolism – Movement of Large Muscles – Shivering

Heat Loss – Radiation – Conduction – Convection – Evaporation – Respiration

Overexposure to heat or cold can make a person seriously ill. In this section we will cover body-related emergencies such as: heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. We will also cover cold-related emergencies such as: frostbite and hypothermia.

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