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Placement of Ice Bags for Heatstroke

Placement of Ice Bags for Heatstroke

How to cool a victim who has heatstroke

Place ice bags over as much of the body as you can. Ice packs against the neck, under the arms, and in the groin area, where large blood vessels lie close to the skin surface, will help quickly cool down a victim of heatstroke.

Current as of: June 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine