Which procedures may be indicated in the workup of heat stroke?

Updated: Nov 06, 2018
  • Author: Robert S Helman, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Procedures may include the following:

  • Endotracheal intubation

  • Pulmonary artery catheter insertion

  • Central venous line insertion

  • Nasogastric tube insertion

  • Compartment pressure measurements

  • Fasciotomy

  • Thoracostomy

  • Peritoneal lavage

  • Hemodialysis


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