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Rehabilitation of a patient with heat stroke: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12172074     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The recent death of a famous football player raised public awareness of the fatal nature of heat stroke, which is actually the third leading cause of death among American athletes. We present a typical case of heat stroke to illustrate its clinical manifestation and recovery process; risk factors, treatment options, and the importance of prevention are also discussed. Although heat stroke is not a common admission diagnosis for inpatient rehabilitation, physiatrists need to be aware of its pathophysiology, rehabilitation management, and prevention.
Henry L Lew; Eun-Ha Lee; Elaine S Date; Irina Melnik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation / Association of Academic Physiatrists     Volume:  81     ISSN:  0894-9115     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Phys Med Rehabil     Publication Date:  2002 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-08-12     Completed Date:  2002-09-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8803677     Medline TA:  Am J Phys Med Rehabil     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  629-32     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Stanford University School of Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, California 94304, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Health Status Indicators
Heat Stroke / complications,  diagnosis,  rehabilitation*
Multiple Organ Failure / etiology
Treatment Outcome

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