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Descriptor English: Heat Stress Disorders
Descriptor Spanish: Trastornos de Estrés por Calor
Descriptor trastornos de estrés por calor
Entry term(s) calambres por calor
enfermedad por calor
estrés por calor
fatiga por calor
sobrecarga por calor
síncope por calor
síndromes de estrés por calor
síndromes de estrés térmico
Scope note: Cuadros que aparecen tras una sobreexposición o un sobresfuerzo en condiciones de temperatura ambiental excesiva. Incluye calambres por calor, que son no emergentes y se tratan con reposición de sales; el AGOTAMIENTO POR CALOR, que es más grave, debe tratarse con reposición de sales y líquidos; y el GOLPE DE CALOR, condición que suele darse con más frecuencia en personas de edad extrema, especialmente ancianos, se acompaña de convulsiones, alucinaciones, o coma y se trata enfriando el cuerpo y reponiendo líquidos y sales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Transtornos de Estresse por Calor
Descriptor French: Troubles dus à la chaleur
Entry term(s): Cramp, Heat
Cramps, Heat
Disorder, Heat Stress
Disorders, Heat Stress
Exertional Heat Illness
Exertional Heat Illnesses
Exertional Heat Stress
Exertional Heat Stresses
Fatigue, Heat
Heat Cramp
Heat Cramps
Heat Fatigue
Heat Fatigues
Heat Illness
Heat Illness, Exertional
Heat Illnesses
Heat Stress Disorder
Heat Stress Syndrome
Heat Stress Syndromes
Heat Stress, Exertional
Heat Syncope
Heat Syncopes
Illness, Heat
Stress Disorder, Heat
Stress Disorders, Heat
Stress Syndrome, Heat
Stress Syndromes, Heat
Syncope, Heat
Syndrome, Heat Stress
Syndromes, Heat Stress
Tree number(s): C26.522
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018882
Scope note: A group of conditions that develop due to overexposure or overexertion in excessive environmental heat.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; restrict to humans and vertebrates; not for microorganisms or plants
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Heat (1966-1995)
Stress (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96
Entry Version: HEAT STRESS DIS
DeCS ID: 32737
Unique ID: D018882
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/12/27
Revision Date: 2020/02/28
Heat Stress Disorders - Preferred
Concept UI M0028238
Scope note A group of conditions that develop due to overexposure or overexertion in excessive environmental heat.
Preferred term Heat Stress Disorders
Entry term(s) Disorder, Heat Stress
Disorders, Heat Stress
Heat Illness
Heat Illnesses
Heat Stress Disorder
Heat Stress Syndrome
Heat Stress Syndromes
Illness, Heat
Stress Disorder, Heat
Stress Disorders, Heat
Stress Syndrome, Heat
Stress Syndromes, Heat
Syndrome, Heat Stress
Syndromes, Heat Stress
Heat Cramps - Narrower
Concept UI M0028237
Preferred term Heat Cramps
Entry term(s) Cramp, Heat
Cramps, Heat
Heat Cramp
Exertional Heat Illness - Narrower
Concept UI M000678020
Preferred term Exertional Heat Illness
Entry term(s) Exertional Heat Illnesses
Exertional Heat Stress
Exertional Heat Stresses
Heat Illness, Exertional
Heat Stress, Exertional
Heat Fatigue - Narrower
Concept UI M000678097
Preferred term Heat Fatigue
Entry term(s) Fatigue, Heat
Heat Fatigues
Heat Syncope - Narrower
Concept UI M000678098
Preferred term Heat Syncope
Entry term(s) Heat Syncopes
Syncope, Heat



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