Heat stroke is a deadly condition that needs astute care and timely management. Recently, the city of Karachi in Pakistan has been the victim of an intense heat wave, which has resulted in an insurmountable loss of life. We observed various deficiencies in dealing with this national threat that provides us with a valuable lesson regarding the measures that can be undertaken to avoid such a disaster from occurring again.
Eurasian Journal of Emergency Medicine
(2015). Unforgiving heat wave deaths in the largest metropolitan city of Pakistan: lessons learned. Eurasian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 14, 209-210.
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