A heat stroke casualty is unconscious. What measure, if any, should you take to
replace the casualty's body fluids?
a. Pour cool water into the casualty's mouth until he swallows.
b. Initiate a cooled intravenous infusion.
Pour cool water into the casualty's nose until he swallows.
d. Make no effort to administer fluids until the casualty regains consciousness.
A heat injury casualty is conscious. When he takes a swallow of the salt and
water solution, he says that he cannot drink any more because he feels as though
he is going to throw up. Should you force him to continue drinking the solution?
A casualty in a chemical environment has heat exhaustion. How will being in a
chemical environment affect the treatment of the heat injury?
a. You will not have the casualty to drink fluids.
b. You will not add salt to the water before he drinks the water.
You will not elevate his legs.
d. You will not loosen or remove his clothing.
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