COVID-19 and Heat Casualties in 2021

COVID-19 is a horrid, disgusting, and frightening part of our daily lives. Wishing things would go back to the way they were is a wonderful notion but not reality. Somethings will return, and somethings will not return, but everything is altered in some capacity. How quickly we recover relates to how quickly we adapt to new realities and adopt new and more protective infection control processes. Contamination control measures need to be introduced into any process that requir

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