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Hyperthermia and MSIDS

Sitting in my doctor’s office, I read an article that intrigued me but made me shudder simultaneously.  In the November 8, 2013 issue of Science… 552 more words


Summer FITS

Every summer there are numerous articles written about the adverse effects of altitude and temperature (density altitudes) on aircraft performance but there is little discussion of the effect of heat on pilot performance. 651 more words

Cockpit Resource Management

Fluid/Temperature Regulation

this page:   Fluid retention –  NPE –  hypothermia –  hyperthermia

Fluid retention or oedema is the swelling that occurs due to fluid accumulating in the tissues, it may be localised to a certain body part or be generalised and affect the whole body.The most common symptoms are puffiness of the fingers, feet, ankles, legs and abdomen.

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Living As A Disabled Crone

It's warm out there.

Pakistan. CNN reports.
On Saturday, temperatures reached 44.8 degrees Celsius (112.64 F).
The highest recorded temperature in the country in the last 15 years.
Sunday’s temperature dipped slightly to 42.5 Celsius (108.5 F). 268 more words


Heatstroke Prevention

The risk of heat stroke can be reduced by observing precautions to avoid overheating and dehydration. Light, loose-fitting clothes will allow perspiration to evaporate and cool the body. 154 more words


Heat Stroke

Heat stroke (also known as heatstroke, sun stroke or sunstroke) is a severe heat illness, defined as hyperthermia with a body temperature greater than 40.6 °C (105.1 °F) due to environmental heat exposure with lack of thermoregulation. 1,620 more words


Red Faced!

No, no, not with embarrassment! When I was a child and then into my teens I was quite active in sports. I used to run track (the middle distance events like 800-1500 m, or the long distance like 3,000 m or more), and I also ran in cross country events. 759 more words