First aid

Heat emergencies and hypothermia

First aid for heatstroke

Heatstroke occurs in hot and humid conditions when the body fails to control its own temperature. It is a medical emergency.

Dehydration

Dehydration occurs when there is insufficient water in the body.

Heat exhaustion

Exercising on a hot day could lead to heat exhaustion. Here's help.

Heatstroke

Heatstroke is a medical emergency that occurs in hot, humid conditions. Core body temperature rises to 41 ° C .

Hypothermia: first aid

Hypothermia, when the body's core temperature drops below 37°C, may result from prolonged exposure to cold conditions, especially in damp, wet or snowy weather.

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