Our body feels great, ifThe environment has a temperature lower than its own, ten to twelve degrees. All the rest causes us discomfort. And as a strong hypothermia, and overheating. Both are not just disastrous, in some cases even deadly.
Overheating of the organism leads to general weakness andimbalance. If you have performed a number of procedures on time, the consequences will be minimal. In other cases, you will have to go through a long and unpleasant recovery process. Moreover, prolonged exposure to direct rays can lead to the defeat of the central nervous system, which will provoke a sunstroke. Symptoms and treatment are similar in many ways to banal overheating, but without the help of a specialist in this case you can not do. The only thing you can do is provide first aid:
- transfer the victim to a cool place;
- unfasten the straps, collars and all the rest that pulls the body together;
- offer a plentiful drink;
- apply cold compresses on the head, on the axillary and inguinal folds.
As a result of changes in metabolism, deficiencyoxygen in tissues, excessive excretion of trace elements from the body with the subsequent nervous system suffers. It's called a "sunstroke." Symptoms and treatment must be known to everyone, but the most important is trivial caution.
Everyone must know their time limitsstay in the sun. Someone will have twenty minutes to get a heat stroke. But there are those who feel great in the sun for an hour or more. Predisposition to overheating in:
- elderly people and children;
- under the influence of alcohol or narcotic intoxication;
- employees of road services and other organizations forced to stay under the scorching sun for a long time;
- suffering from obesity, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes.
Sunstroke. Symptoms and Treatment
Degree of severity
Rapid pulse, dilated pupils, general weakness, headache.
Nasal bleeding, fainting, fever of 40 degrees, rapid pulse, dilated pupils, general weakness, headache.
Delirium, temperature 41-42 degrees, dry and pale blue skin, hallucinations, involuntary urination.
Transfer the victim to a cool place, put a cold on his head, folds in the arms and legs. Offer a plentiful drink.
Call the ambulance urgently! Transfer the victim to a cool place, apply cold on the head and folds in the arms and legs area. Offer a plentiful drink.
Urgent call a medical team! On the phone you can get the doctor's advice, which you need to follow before the arrival of the ambulance.
Remember that the speed of care depends on the life of the victim. Lethal outcome, according to statistics, occurs in 12% of cases.
Sunny stroke in children. Treatment and Symptoms
In relation to the younger generation, we must bemuch more vigilant, since the child can not in time understand the line of danger and will continue to be under the scorching sun, no matter what. We must, from early childhood, instill in them a sense of responsibility and action, teach elementary rules of behavior when high atmospheric temperature. With a sunstroke, the child must understand what is happening and when it is necessary to ask for help.