Problems Related to Physical Agents

  • James E. Lessenger

Abstract

Military personnel, youth groups, athletes, the elderly, persons with heart disease, and those with outdoor occupations are particularly susceptible to heat injuries. Moreover, drugs such as amphetamines, cocaine, and anticholinergics decrease sweating and place people at increased risk.

Keywords

Core Temperature Actinic Keratosis Personal Protective Equipment Heat Stroke Inhalation Injury 
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