You receive a call to a residence for a sick patient. upon your arrival, you find the patient, a 53-year-old diabetic male, lying down on his front porch. his wife tells you that he had been mowing the lawn in the heat for the past 3 hours. the patient is confused and has hot, moist skin. his pulse is weak and thready, and his blood pressure is 90/50 mm hg. in addition to administering 100% oxygen, you should:
In addition to administering 100% oxygen, the patient needs to be put into an ambulance and start the rapid cooling interventions. They patient most likely suffered from a heat stroke. Ice packs should be placed under arms, groin, and behind the neck.
Confusion is a progressed symptom and patient can lose consciousness and even death can occur if the temperature is not brought down.
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