Clinical tips: Hyperthermia and heatstroke

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Louis Roller looks at hyperthermia, from the medication-induced to helping older people in summer Hyperthermia is an umbrella term comprising several heat-related illnesses that are caused by disruption to homeostasis. Hyperthermia occurs when the body is unable to dissipate as much heat as it is absorbing or producing, leading to a thermoregulation failure. Heat-related illnesses Dehydration:

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