Category Archives: Environmental

  1. Medical Minute Recap: Heat Stroke

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    September 15, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By: Dylan Kellogg, MD Both heat exhaustion and heat stroke involve body’s heat production being greater than its ability to …
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  2. Medical Minute: Frostbite

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    February 12, 2015 by dailybolusoflr

    By Marrissa Baker, MD Frostnip is a superficial non-freezing cold injury associated with intense vasoconstriction on exposed skin and ice …
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  3. Medical Minute: Three Tips for Managing Heat Stroke

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    July 14, 2014 by dailybolusoflr

    By Lisa Cuttle, MD Briefly:  heat stroke is an elevated temperature, typically over 104F in conjunction with altered mental status …
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  4. Daily Bolus of LR: Rule of 9’s

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    June 28, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Rule of 9's To estimate the total body surface area that is burned, you can use the rule of 9's. …
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  5. Daily Bolus of LR: Heat Emergencies

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    June 11, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Heat Emergencies   Heat Stroke is a life threatening emergency that is characterized by high core body temperatures (often greater …
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  6. Fwd: Daily bolus of LR: Hypothermia

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    February 7, 2011 by dailybolusoflr

    Mild hypothermia (32-35°C) Most people shiver vigorously Patients may present with altered mental status or slowing This phase is relatively …
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