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Heat Exhaustion (Heat Prostration)

A clinical syndrome caused by heat stress, such as over-exertion in a hot environment or excessive exposure to sun. It is characterized by SWEATING, water (volume) depletion, salt depletion, cool clammy skin, NAUSEA, and HEADACHE.
Also Known As:
Heat Prostration; Collapse, Heat; Exhaustion, Heat; Prostration, Heat; Heat Collapse
Networked: 27 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

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Related Diseases

1. Heat Stroke (Heatstroke)
2. Dehydration (Water Stress)
3. Acidosis
4. Vomiting
5. Syncope (Fainting)

Experts

1. Donoghue, A M: 3 articles (03/2003 - 03/2000)
2. Armstrong, Lawrence E: 2 articles (03/2010 - 01/2009)
3. Casa, Douglas J: 2 articles (03/2010 - 01/2009)
4. McDermott, Brendon P: 2 articles (03/2010 - 01/2009)
5. Ganio, Matthew S: 2 articles (03/2010 - 01/2009)
6. Lopez, Rebecca M: 2 articles (03/2010 - 01/2009)
7. Bates, G P: 2 articles (05/2000 - 03/2000)
8. Cheuvront, Samuel N: 1 article (07/2013)
9. Tharion, William J: 1 article (07/2013)
10. Jenkins, Odest Chadwicke: 1 article (07/2013)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Heat Exhaustion:
1. SodiumIBA
2. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase)IBA
4. Carbon MonoxideIBA
5. Lactic AcidFDA LinkGeneric
6. Cholinergic Antagonists (Anticholinergics)IBA
7. PotassiumIBA
8. OxygenIBA
9. MaltoseIBA
10. L-Lactate Dehydrogenase (Lactate Dehydrogenase)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
2. Intravenous Infusions
3. Protective Clothing
4. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold)
5. Thermometers