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Heat Stroke

"Heat Stroke" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A condition caused by the failure of body to dissipate heat in an excessively hot environment or during PHYSICAL EXERTION in a hot environment. Contrast to HEAT EXHAUSTION, the body temperature in heat stroke patient is dangerously high with red, hot skin accompanied by DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heat Stroke" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Heat Stroke" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2002 and 2014 and 2016 and 2017
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