Drowning Topic Guide
Drowning: Drowning risks include lack of supervision of infants and children around water, alcohol consumption, inability to swim, medical emergency in the water such as heart attack, stroke, or seizure, fatigue or exhaustion while swimming. Treatment and prognosis of a drowning victim depend on the circumstances surrounding the drowning emergency.
Heat Stroke Heat stroke is a medical emergency. Heat stroke is caused by prolonged exposure to high temperatures while working, exercising, doing strenuous or non-strenuous activity, and certain medications. Symptoms of heat stroke include muscle cramps, profuse sweating, rapid pulse and breathing, dizziness, and headache. If heat stroke is not treated emergently, the prognosis is poor.
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