Wrestling hyperthermia and dehydration

May 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;05/05/98, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p1171
Academic Journal
Summarizes the cases of three college-age men trying to lose weight rapidly to meet their wrestling weight classification. Their deaths from hyperthermia and dehydration; The cases reported by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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