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Emergencies Review this topic before you need it. Then, when you are faced with an emergency or injury, you will know what to do. Your confidence in dealing with both major and minor emergencies will be reassuring to an injured person. Some of the medical emergencies you may find helpful to review are...
Signs of rapidly progressing heatstroke include: Unconsciousness for longer than a few seconds. Convulsion ( seizure). Signs of moderate to severe difficulty breathing. A rectal temperature over 104 F (40 C) after exposure to a hot environment. Confusion, severe restlessness, or...