Placement of Ice Bags for Heatstroke

Picture of how to cool a victim with heatstroke

Place ice bags against the neck, under the arms, and in the groin area, where large blood vessels lie close to the skin surface, to quickly cool down a victim of heatstroke.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Last Revised September 1, 2011

Last Revised: September 1, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

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