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Placement of Ice Bags for Heatstroke

Placement of Ice Bags for Heatstroke

How to cool a victim with heatstroke

Place ice bags against the neck, under the arms, and in the groin area, where large blood vessels lie close to the skin surface, to quickly cool down a victim of heatstroke.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as of August 30, 2013

Current as of: August 30, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

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