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Signs of rapidly progressing heatstroke include:
Signs of heat exhaustion that may also quickly lead to heatstroke:
After calling 911 or other emergency services, begin emergency first aid treatment if emergency medical personnel (such as paramedics) are not going to arrive soon.
Other Works Consulted Lipman GS, et al. (2013). Wilderness Medical Society practice guidelines for the prevention and treatment of heat-related illness. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 24(4): 351-361.
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