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Getting Ready for Environmental Emergencies Environmental emergencies are inevitable anywhere you go. These may be life and death situations cause by uncontrollable events in the environment. Temperature emergencies are one of the environmental emergencies that each should be cautious of. It may range in various degrees from mild to severe. Therefore, it would be necessary to know the first thing to be done ...

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First Aid Treatment for Heat Stroke

Heat stroke, also known as sunstroke, is a form of hyperthermia. It results from doing vigorous physical activity in hot weather or lengthy exposure to high temperatures. Dehydration may also lead to heat stroke especially when under these circumstances. However, it is only considered a heat stroke when the temperature of the body reaches 40˚C (104˚F) or even higher. There are particular factors that increa ...

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