Emergency First Aid for Heatstroke
Heatstroke occurs when the body fails to regulate its own temperature and body temperature continues to rise, often to 104 A?F (40 A?C) or higher. Signs of rapidly progressing heatstroke include:
Heatstroke is a medical emergency. Even with immediate treatment, it can be life-threatening or result in serious, long-term complications. After calling
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