23 min

Heatstroke Myths and Misconceptions with Dr. Diane Birnbaumer Merck Manuals Medical Myths

    • Health & Fitness

As we approach hot summer days, we are excited to welcome Dr. Diane Birnbaumer, Emeritus Professor of medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, to discuss some myths about heat strokes and staying healthy in extreme temperatures.  

For listeners in the U.S. and Canada, visit MerckManuals.com to learn more. For those outside the U.S. and Canada, visit MSDManuals.com for more information.

0:00 – 0:54 Introduction of Dr. Diane Birnbaumer, Emeritus Professor of medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a senior clinical educator for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
0:55 – 3:30: Are heatstroke and heat exhaustion the same?
3:31 – 4:35: Ages affected by heat strokes
4:36 – 5:33: Can heatstroke occur at any temperature?
5:34 – 6:27: Warning signs of heatstroke
6:28 – 7:33: Body temperature to characterize heat strokes
7:34 – 8:45: Common signs of heatstroke
8:45 – 9:34: Common signs of heat exhaustion
9:35 – 10:23 Can you suffer from heatstroke if you are hydrated?
10:24 – 11: 45: Steps to cool down
11:46 – 13:27: Techniques used in the ER
13:28 – 15:12: Does having a sunburn affect body temperature?
15:13 – 16:16: Does Advil help to lower body temperatures caused by heat?
16:17 – 17:34 Suffering heat strokes indoors (in places without AC)
17:35 – 19:35: Hypothermia and its effects on the body
19:36 – 21:18: The process of frostbite
21:19 – 22:08: Conditions of frostbite
22:09 – 23:22: Resources to learn more
23:23: Closing

As we approach hot summer days, we are excited to welcome Dr. Diane Birnbaumer, Emeritus Professor of medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, to discuss some myths about heat strokes and staying healthy in extreme temperatures.  

For listeners in the U.S. and Canada, visit MerckManuals.com to learn more. For those outside the U.S. and Canada, visit MSDManuals.com for more information.

0:00 – 0:54 Introduction of Dr. Diane Birnbaumer, Emeritus Professor of medicine at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a senior clinical educator for the Department of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
0:55 – 3:30: Are heatstroke and heat exhaustion the same?
3:31 – 4:35: Ages affected by heat strokes
4:36 – 5:33: Can heatstroke occur at any temperature?
5:34 – 6:27: Warning signs of heatstroke
6:28 – 7:33: Body temperature to characterize heat strokes
7:34 – 8:45: Common signs of heatstroke
8:45 – 9:34: Common signs of heat exhaustion
9:35 – 10:23 Can you suffer from heatstroke if you are hydrated?
10:24 – 11: 45: Steps to cool down
11:46 – 13:27: Techniques used in the ER
13:28 – 15:12: Does having a sunburn affect body temperature?
15:13 – 16:16: Does Advil help to lower body temperatures caused by heat?
16:17 – 17:34 Suffering heat strokes indoors (in places without AC)
17:35 – 19:35: Hypothermia and its effects on the body
19:36 – 21:18: The process of frostbite
21:19 – 22:08: Conditions of frostbite
22:09 – 23:22: Resources to learn more
23:23: Closing

23 min

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