Heat Stroke: Recovery & Long Term Effects


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In adults, heat stroke is characterized by a core body temperature higher than _____ degrees Fahrenheit (F).

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1. What is the primary goal of treating heat stroke?

2. Which of the following statements is NOT true about heat stroke?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is heat stroke and how long might it take to fully recover from? These are among the facts you will be questioned about when you use this quiz and worksheet assessment tool.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this assessment, you will need to be prepared to answer questions regarding:

  • What characterizes heat stroke
  • The goal of heat stroke treatment
  • True/false statements about heat stroke
  • The timeframe for long-term recovery from heat stroke
  • Complications from heat stroke

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what the body's core temperature is during heat stroke
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding heat stroke treatment goals and complications that can arise from this condition
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to recognize true and false statements about heat stroke

Additional Learning

It's important to understand all you can about heat stroke and its treatment, so once you have completed this assessment you might take time to read the lesson titled Heat Stroke: Recovery & Long Term Effects. Details addressed in this lesson include:

  • The body temperature threshold for children
  • Whether physical exertion always plays a part in heat stroke
  • Ways that heat stroke is treated
  • The importance of acting quickly if heat stroke is suspected