Homeostasis: Heat stroke

symptoms of a heat stroke;

confusion

red/dry skin

low blood lsions

pressure

convulsions

fainting

rapid heartbeat

you could treat heat stroke by;

removing clothes and bathing in cool water,

cooling body using wet towels,

using fan,

putting ice packs on the neck,head and groin

elevating ( raising ) the legs.

GCSE science revison cards                                             Matt blythe

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Homeostasis : Heat stroke

symptoms of a heat stroke + how to treat it

symptoms of a heat stroke;

confusion

red/dry skin

low blood pressure

convulsions

fainting

rapid heartbeat

you could treat heat stroke by;

removing clothes and bathing in cool water,

cooling body using wet towels,

using fan,

putting ice packs on the neck,head and groin

elevating ( raising ) the legs.

GCSE science revison cards                                             Matt blythe

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Homeostasis: Hypothermia

symptoms of hypothermia + how to treat it 

Symptoms of hypothermia:

grey skin colour

amnesia ( memory loss )

shivering

slurred speech

confusion

loss of co-ordination

 cold skin   

How to treat hypothermia:

raising the core body temperature

insulating the body ( particulary the armpits,head and groin )

drinking warm drinks,but not alcohol

 

GCSE: Science                                                 Matt Blythe

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