American Red Cross: Heat Waves


Subject:
Diseases & Conditions , Outdoor Recreation , Weather , Safety , Extreme Temperatures , Heat Exposure & Sunburn

Description:
This fact sheet defines terms related to extreme heat, lists precautions to take during heat waves, and discusses signs and treatment of illnesses caused by extreme heat. Covers concepts such as the heat index, heat stroke, and sunstroke. Includes related links. In English and Spanish. From the American Red Cross.

Publisher:
The American National Red Cross

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.redcross.org/services/prepare/0,1082,0_243_,00.html


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