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A Case of Severe Heatstroke and Review of Pathophysiology, Clinical Presentation, and Treatment.
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PMID:  22232203     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Heatstroke is life-threatening condition characterized by hyperthermia and central nervous system disturbances. It can also be classified as a form of systemic inflammatory response syndrome with multiple organ dysfunction and in many ways resembles sepsis. Like sepsis, most patients with heatstroke demonstrate a hyperdynamic hemodynamic response. In contrast to sepsis, rhabdomyolysis may complicate management and initial fluid resuscitation is not well defined. We present an illustrative case report and review of literature.
Michael A Horseman; Jacquelyn Rather-Conally; Crystal Saavedra; Salim Surani
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of intensive care medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-1489     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8610344     Medline TA:  J Intensive Care Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Texas A & M Health Sciences Center, Kingsville, TX, USA ; Department of Family Medicine & Community Medici.
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