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Classical Heatstroke: Symptoms & Management

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP
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    The lecture Classical Heatstroke: Symptoms & Management by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP is from the course Toxicologic and Environmental Emergencies. It contains the following chapters:

    • Classical Heatstroke
    • Symptoms of a Classical Heatstroke
    • Management of a Classical Heatstroke

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Antihistamines
    2. Anticholinergics
    3. Antihypertensives
    4. Diuretics
    5. Neuroleptics
    1. > 40 degrees Celsius
    2. 37 degrees Celsius
    3. 37.8 degrees Celsius
    4. 38 degrees Celsius
    5. 39 degrees Celsius
    1. Rapid cooling
    2. Continuous core temperature monitoring
    3. Fluid resuscitation
    4. Vasopressor administration
    5. Adequate oxygenation
    1. Conduction
    2. Convection
    3. Radiation
    4. Evaporation
    5. Transference
    1. The core temperature goal in rapid cooling is between 36–37 degrees celsius
    2. Dysrhythmias are managed with cooling in heat stroke patients
    3. Antipyretics are not indicated in the management
    4. Continuous core temperature monitoring is done with a rectal probe
    5. Evaporative cooling can be done via water mist and fan

    Author of lecture Classical Heatstroke: Symptoms & Management

     Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

    Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP


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