A case of heatstroke complicated by persistent ventricular tachycardia.

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BACKGROUND Patients suffering from heatstroke often present with electrocardiograph abnormalities, but persistent ventricular tachycardia has not been reported previously. OBJECTIVE This report is intended to demonstrate that rapid and effective cooling is critical to survival in patients experiencing heatstroke with ventricular tachycardia. CASE We… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.07.032

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