Jun 13, 2019
Things are heating up for BrainWaves this week as we explore an exciting new topic in our digital curriculum: Heat-related illness. From the causes to the manifestation of the various causes of hyperthermia which can ultimately lead to circulatory collapse. But don’t panic. It’s just a podcast.
Produced by James E. Siegler. Music courtesy of Ghost, John Bartmann, Kai Engel, and Marco Trovatello. Sound effects by Mike Koenig and Daniel Simion. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @brainwavesaudio for the latest updates to the podcast.
**7 July 2019 update**
Much appreciated feedback from passionate listener Phoebe Duke (Spokane Falls Community College)! Whenever possible, submersion in cold water remains the most effective way to cool the body during heatstroke. Recommended by the AHA and other professional societies. Thanks for the input Phoebe! My