You are part of a hotshot crew responding to a wildfire in northern California. Temperatures are well into the triple digits close to the handline they were tasked with holding. James, one of the crew members, is complaining of the heat and it's difficult to keep him cool. During your patient assessment, you find that he has recently started taking Benadryl® for a newly developed allergy to juniper pollen.
What do your think is wrong with James and what should you do? Click here to find out.
Don't know where to begin or what to do? Take one of our wilderness medicine courses. Guides and expedition leaders should consider taking our Wilderness First Responder course.
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