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Environmental | Quick Study Reference

Medical condition caused or exacerbated by weather, terrain, atmospheric pressure or other local factors. Risk factors that make it more likely: Old or young age General health Fatigue Existing medical conditions (diabetes etc.) Medications Systemic: hypothermia, heat exhaustion and heat stroke Localized: frostbite, sunburn Core body temperature (CBT): normal is 37 C or 98.6 F. […]

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