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Something I put together for my ROTC, Det 025...LETS GO FLYING DEVILS!!!

Something I put together for my ROTC, Det 025...LETS GO FLYING DEVILS!!!

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    ROTC Brief, Heat Stroke ROTC Brief, Heat Stroke Presentation Transcript

    • Scrapes & Scratches
      101
      Heat Illness
      Presented by C/Frias
    • Overview
      Heat Illness
      -In this briefing you will learn to identify, and deal with situations of heat related illness’.
      -Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion, Proper Hydration, Heat Stroke
    • Lesson 1
      Heat Cramps
      Symptoms
      ·Heat cramps are brief severe cramps that may occur during or after rigorous exercise
      ·Due to poor hydration and loss of salts and potassium in the body through perspiration.
    • Lesson 1
      Heat Cramps
      Treatment
      ·Not Life Threatening
      ·Cool, Rest, Fluids, Massage
    • Lesson 2
      Proper Hydration
      Know The Difference
      ·Water
      -Temp regulation, Lubrication of joints, transports nutrients, digestion
      ·Sports Drinks
      -Replenish electrolytes and minerals quickly, recovers muscles
    • Lesson 2
      Proper Hydration
      Get Enough of It!
      ·Monitor Urine Volume and Color, Sweat, Temp, Altitude, Weight
      ·15-20 Fl oz 3 hours before
      ·10 fl oz 15 Minutes During
      · 20-24 Fl oz for every pound loss
    • Lesson 3
      Heat Exhaustion
      Symptoms
      ·Fatigue, Weakness, Clammy Skin, Headache, Nausea/Vomiting, Hyperventilation, Irritation
      ·More Serious Heat Illness
    • Lesson 3
      Heat Exhaustion
      Treatment
      ·Go Indoors/Find Shade
      · Loosen/ Remove Clothing
      ·Encourage Patient to Eat/ Drink
      ·Cool down with Cool Water
      ·Rest, and Monitor
    • Lesson 4
      Heat Stroke
      Symptoms
      ·Life threatening, loss of ability to regulate body temp.
      ·Hot/Dry Skin, 108°F temp, severe headache, sluggishness, confusion, seizure, weakness, black out
    • Lesson 4
      Heat Stroke
      Treatment
      ·Move Indoors/ Find Shade
      ·Get Immediate Medical Attention
      ·Douse with cool water
      ·Do not give fluids
      ·Can result in death
    • Review
      Heat Illness
      ·Heat Cramps
      ·Proper Hydration
      ·Heat Exhaustion
      ·Heat Stroke
    • Review
      Heat Illness
      ·Questions?