Friday, July 13, 2007

Management of heat stroke

This topic is timely and of increasing importance, what with global warming and all. Critical Care has a nice review. Good studies are in short supply, but it appears that the management, in terms of optimal cooling methods and hemodynamic support may differ between classic heat stroke and exertional heat stroke.

By the way, in applying published literature to treatment, Google calculator may come in handy.

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