Patient :Hi there. Im doing an assesment on heat stess and heat stroke. I was wondering if you could answer a few questions so that I have a doctors point of view from it.
1. What is heat stress/heat stroke?
2. What are the signs of it?
3. What advice or procedures would you recommend to the elderly to prevent heat strokes from happening to them before and after leaving the house?
4. What risks follow after a heat stroke or a sun burn for the elderly?
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