August 17, 2010

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Hot Summer Days and Medications: A Recipe for Heat Stroke

Hot Summer Days and Medications: A Recipe for Heat Stroke

15 years ago I worked four straight night shifts during the one of the largest heat-related disasters in the Midwest; over 700 people died in the Chicago metropolitan area in just a few days during that deadly heat wave of 1995.  I vividly remember ambulances lined up waiting to bring another critically ill patient into … more