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Heat Prostration and Sunstroke

Categories: Xii Accidents

This will seldom occur in a camp of healthy girls whose stomachs and

blood are in good order, but it is best not to expose oneself to the

fierce rays of the sun during a period of intense heat, or directly

after eating. In case any one is overcome and complains of feeling

faint, and of dizziness and throbbing head, take her where it is cool,

in the shade if possible, lay her down, loosen her clothing, and apply

cold water to her face and head. She will probably be able to walk when

she revives, but if not, carry her home or into camp. _Do not give

whiskey, brandy, or any stimulants._