Physiological responses of medical team members to a simulated emergency in tropical field conditions.

@article{Brearley2013PhysiologicalRO,
  title={Physiological responses of medical team members to a simulated emergency in tropical field conditions.},
  author={Matt Brearley and Michael F Heaney and Ian Norton},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={139-44}
}
INTRODUCTION Responses to physical activity while wearing personal protective equipment in hot laboratory conditions are well documented. However less is known of medical professionals responding to an emergency in hot field conditions in standard attire. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess the physiological responses of medical responders to a simulated field emergency in tropical conditions. METHODS Ten subjects, all of whom were chronically heat-acclimatized health care… CONTINUE READING
16 Extracted Citations
29 Extracted References
Similar Papers

Citing Papers

Publications influenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 16 extracted citations

Referenced Papers

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

A Comparison of novel cooling methods for prevention of hyperthermia in CBR responders in ‘Top End’ of Australia

  • I Norton, M Brearley, T Trewin, K. Hrabar
  • National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre
  • 2011
1 Excerpt

Fire fighter cooling in tropical field conditions

  • M Brearley, I Norton, T Trewin, C Mitchell
  • National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre
  • 2011

Fire fighter cooling in tropical field conditions. National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre

  • M Brearley, I Norton, T Trewin, C Mitchell
  • http://www.nationaltraumacentre.nt.gov.au…
  • 2011
1 Excerpt

Practical guidelines to minimize dehydration in the tropics

  • MB Brearley, M. Watkins
  • Strength Cond Coach
  • 2007

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…