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Placement of Ice Bags for Heatstroke


Picture of how to cool a victim with heatstroke

Place ice bags against the neck, under the arms, and in the groin area, where large blood vessels lie close to the skin surface, to quickly cool down a victim of heatstroke.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Last RevisedSeptember 1, 2011

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