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for Road Race Medical Staff

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Patient transport Stretchers  Wheelchairs Triage Cots  Thermometers (rectal)  Blood pressure cuffs  Stethoscopes  Pulse oximeters  Disposable gloves Heat emergencies Ice  Immersion tubs  Water  Fans  Towels Hydration Oral fluids  Cups  Intravenous (IV)…

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of Exertional Heat Illness

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ICD-10-CM code ICD-10 category Etiology Signs and symptoms T67.0 Heat stroke and sunstroke Failure of body to dissipate heat CNS dysfunction (e.g., irritability, confusion, coma, aggressive behavior) Extreme hyperthermia (>40.0 °C)…

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Heat Stroke

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Fig. 4.1 Extrinsic and intrinsic risk factors of exertional heat illness. (From Lopez and Jardine [2], with permission. Figure courtesy Douglas J. Casa, PhD and Miwako Suzuki, KSI Summer Fellow;…

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Exhaustion

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Etiology Pathophysiology Signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion Treatment /management Authors/purpose Observations of humans living in tropical climates, working in industrial settings, and exercising in artificial laboratory environments distinguish two…

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Response to Heat Stress

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Fig. 2.1 Theoretical whole-body heat loss (dry + evaporative) responses to rapid increases in metabolic heat production associated with exercise at fixed rates of heat production in the heat (30 °C/86 °F,…

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Factors for Exertional Heat Illness

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Fig. 3.1 Relationships among variables that influence heat storage and ultimately exertional heat illness (EHI) risk. Activity logistics include time of day, location, and activity programming (e.g., work/rest cycles, duration,…

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Muscle Cramps

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Fig. 6.1 Altered neuromuscular control theory for the pathogenesis of exercise-associated muscle cramps (dashed arrow used for the sole purpose of improving clarity of the “hot and/or humid environmental conditions”…

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