ICU Protocols pp 573-581 | Cite as

Heat Stroke and Hypothermia



Normal temperature is a balance between heat production and dissipation. High fever can have serious consequences such as renal failure, disseminated intravascular coagulation, and death. Prompt and appropriate management can improve the outcome in these patients.


Core Temperature Disseminate Intravascular Coagulation Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Malignant Hyperthermia Heat Stroke 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaBPS Mahilla Medical CollegeKhanpur, SonipatIndia
  2. 2.Department of MedicinePt. B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical SciencesRohtakIndia

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