CATEGORY: 60 Second Workshop

60SEC039 The Hot & Altered Patient

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview
This concise workshop titled “The Hot & Altered Patient” delves into the assessment and management of patients presenting with hyperthermia and altered mental status. It explores potential causes such as heatstroke, drug effects, and infections, and outlines critical care strategies including rapid cooling and supportive treatments. Participants will learn to recognize red flags, initiate appropriate emergency interventions, and understand the importance of swift action to prevent serious complications in these high-risk situations.

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