Heat illness--recent developments

R J Booker, M C M Bricknell

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This paper reviews the literature concerning exertional heat illness in soldiers. It focuses on developments since Bricknell's two part paper "Heat Illness--A Review of Military Experience" published in this journal in 1996. Recent advances in the understanding of risk factors, pathophysiology and treatment are discussed with a view to reducing the already low incidence of heat illness within the Armed Forces.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-8
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2002


  • Heat Stress Disorders/etiology
  • Humans
  • Military Personnel
  • Physical Exertion
  • Risk Factors
  • United Kingdom


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