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Descriptor English:   Heat Exhaustion 
Descriptor Spanish:   Agotamiento por Calor 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Exaustão por Calor 
Synonyms English:   Collapse, Heat
Exhaustion, Heat
Prostration, Heat
Heat Collapse
Heat Prostration  
Tree Number:   C26.522.250
Definition English:   A clinical syndrome caused by heat stress, such as over-exertion in a hot environment or excessive exposure to sun. It is characterized by SWEATING, water (volume) depletion, salt depletion, cool clammy skin, NAUSEA, and HEADACHE. 
Indexing Annotation English:   near normal body temperature: do not confuse with HEAT STROKE where body temp is dangerously high; SUNSTROKE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   6509 
Unique Identifier:   D006359 

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