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The diagnosis and emergency care of heat related illness and sunburn in athletes: A retrospective case series

June 13, 2014

Objective: Heat illnesses contribute to signifi cant morbidity and occasional mortality in athletic populations. Sunburn increases the risk of various skin carcinomas. This report provides an overview of the etiology, symptomatology, risk identifi cation, prevention, and treatment for heat related illnesses and sunburn. Clinical Features: Four cases are presented to illustrate the diagnosis and immediate

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