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Heat Exhaustion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Heat Exhaustion
Tree Number(s)
C26.522.250
Unique ID
D006359
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006359
Annotation
near normal body temperature: do not confuse with HEAT STROKE where body temp is dangerously high; SUNSTROKE is also available
Scope Note
A clinical syndrome caused by heat stress, such as over-exertion in a hot environment or excessive exposure to sun. It is characterized by SWEATING, water (volume) depletion, salt depletion, cool clammy skin, NAUSEA, and HEADACHE.
Entry Term(s)
Heat Collapse
Heat Prostration
NLM Classification #
QT 150
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Heat Exhaustion Preferred
Heat Collapse Related
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