Card Set Information
General cooling of the entire body.
Increase in body temeperature above normal.
Painful muscle cramps caused by an excessive salt and water loss through sweating.
Excessive fluid and salt loss brought on by exposure to excessive heat.
Life threatning condition caused by the failure of the body's temperature regulating mechanisms.
Any charged particle or group of particles.
Any compound that seperates into ions and is able to conduct electricity when dissolved in water.
An ion or electolyte used in the body to help regualte fluid blaance and maintain homeostasis.
Tissue injury resulting from direct contact with a cold object or exposure of a body part to cold air
Survival from near suffication due to supervision.
Death caused by changes in the lungs resulting from immersion in the water.
Secondary diseases or injuries resulting from a primary disease process.