Tag hyperthermia
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Toxicology Mnemonic Challenge

There are multiple learning tools used as an adjunctive aide memoire. Herewith a collection of Toxicological related mnemonics used with varying frequency throughout the conundrums. Let us know if you have any more to add...
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Heat Stroke

Heat stroke is hyperthermia with neurological dysfunction due to the failing thermoregulatory system; rectal temperature exceeds 40.6°C (definition varies between authors — in practice, don't be too strict especially if prehospital cooling performed)
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Hyperthermia

OVERVIEW Definitions Hyperthermia is when core temperature exceeds that normally maintained by homeostatic mechanisms Fever  or pyrexia is an elevation of body temperature above the normal range of 36.5–37.5 °C (97.7–99.5 °F) due to an increase in the temperature regulatory set point Uncontrolled hyperthermia differs…
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Hyperthermia-associated toxidromes

Toxidromes associated with hyperthermia may be difficult to distinguish: serotonin syndrome; anticholingeric syndrome; sympathomimetic syndrome; neuroleptic malignant syndrome; malignant hyperthermia