The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Treatment of Heat Injury
July 13, 1990 (Issue: 822)Summer heat waves cause thousands of cases of heat-related illness in the USA each year and hundreds of heat-related deaths, especially among the elderly. A few principles may be helpful in preventing and treating heat injury.
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