Critical Appraisal Of The Literature: Heat Illness In The ED
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Critical Appraisal Of The Literature

A systematic search of the literature through May 2014 was undertaken using PubMed and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The search was performed using the terms heat illness, heat stroke, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, serotonin syndrome, aspirin overdose, sympathomimetic overdose, rhabdomyolysis, and lithium toxicity. Limitations of the studies included poor study design, small sample sizes, and lack of appropriate controls in those studies examining treatment.

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