Definition of Heat emergencies
Heat emergencies fall into three categories of increasing severity: heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke.
The early symptoms of heat illness include:
Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/14/2010