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C/Hammons, James.  Shock  Heat Related Injuries  Treatment  Diet and Hydration  Stretch  Sleep  PTU  Summary.

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1 C/Hammons, James

2  Shock  Heat Related Injuries  Treatment  Diet and Hydration  Stretch  Sleep  PTU  Summary

3 3 Signs and Symptoms: Mental Confusion Cold, wet, pale and bluish skin Breathing shallow, labored, and rapid Weak and rapid pulse Thirsty and nauseous Treatment: Ensure nothing is obstructing airway and victim is breathing Control obvious bleeding If unconscious, place on side in recovery position Keep the person calm, warm, and comfortable Elevate lower extremities unless injured Seek medical attention immediately Do not give food or drink

4 4 Heat Cramps Spasms in the leg muscles or arms Loss of salt in the body Heat Exhaustion Weak, Dizzy or feeling faint Headache Nausea Loss of appetite Skin is cool with lots of sweating *This is the most common illness caused by heat Heat Stroke Skin is red Dry and very hot to the touch (temperature is as high as 108*F) No sweating Body has lost the ability to perspire

5 5 Heat Cramps Rest Move to a cool place Force person to drink water (with electrolytes if possible) Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke Treat for shock Move to cool place loosen/remove victim’s clothing quickly lower body temperature Seek medical attention

6  Balanced, nutritious meals  Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!  2-3 liters/day without exercise  At least 3 liters/day with exercise

7  Warm up and cool down  Static Stretching  Dynamic Stretching  Prevents cramps and injury

8  You must sleep!  At least 6 hours  Sleep deprivation

9  AFI  No saluting  No hands in pockets  No jewelry  Grooming standards

10  Shirt: White/Light Grey Spandex  Pants: Black/Blue Spandex  White Socks  Shoes: Conservative  Accessories: Only Outdoors ◦ Hats, gloves, scarves, earmuffs ◦ Black or blue

11  Overview  Diet and Hydration  Stretch  Sleep  PTU

12 C/Hammons, James PTL (281) Further Questions? C/Linares, Andrew Maintenance Squadron Commander (210)


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