What is a Heat Casualty?
A Heat Casualty is a victim of a Heat Related Injury. A Heat Related Injury falls in a spectrum of disorders related to hot environmental exposure. The spectrum of disorders include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat edema, heat cramps, and heat rash. For reference: a victim of heat stroke is a critical heat casualty. Heat stroke or sun stroke are a severe heat related illness. Really severe. Is heat stroke dangerous? Yes, heat stroke also known as sun stroke