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Collapse during exercise 

Collapse during exercise
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Collapse during exercise
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10.1093/med/9780199602674.003.0023
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date: 14 October 2019

Definitions 52

Principles of assessment 53

Exercise-associated collapse 54

Heatstroke 56

Hypothermia 58

Exercise-associated hyponatraemia 62

As well as the common causes of collapse familiar to most medically-trained personnel, athletes are also at risk of collapse from causes that may specifically relate to their particular exercise, such as trauma or extremes of heat: ...

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