Heat Exhaustion First Aid

If you have symptoms of heat exhaustion, try the following first aid to cool off : Stop what you are doing and rest. Get out of the sun and heat. Remove any extra clothing. Spray or mist the body with cool water. Use a fan if one is available. Drink plenty of cool water or rehydration drinks.

Heat Exhaustion First Aid

Heat Exhaustion First Aid

If you have symptoms of heat exhaustion, try the following first aid to cool off:

  • Stop what you are doing and rest.
  • Get out of the sun and heat.
  • Remove any extra clothing.
  • Spray or mist the body with cool water.
  • Use a fan if one is available.
  • Drink plenty of cool water or rehydration drinks.

Credits

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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