Exertional Heat Stroke: New Concepts Regarding Cause and Care

@article{Casa2012ExertionalHS,
  title={Exertional Heat Stroke: New Concepts Regarding Cause and Care},
  author={Douglas J. Casa and Lawrence E. Armstrong and Glen P. Kenny and Francis G. O’Connor and Robert A Huggins},
  journal={Current Sports Medicine Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={11},
  pages={115–123}
}
Abstract When athletes, warfighters, and laborers perform intense exercise in the heat, the risk of exertional heat stroke (EHS) is ever present. The recent data regarding the fatalities due to EHS within the confines of organized American sport are not promising: during the past 35 years, the highest number of deaths in a 5-year period occurred from 2005 to 2009. This reminds us that, regardless of the advancements of knowledge in the area of EHS prevention, recognition, and treatment… Expand
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