Ensure the presence of all requisites & facilities required to treat heatstroke & sunstroke patients - conduct essential medical training to attend such victims & make mandatory arrangements on war foot basis needed for suspected patients of heat waves.
For God forbid if it repeats we are not certain how more death the karachiites will witness, said a Govt. hospital doctor.
Heat stroke results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures - usually in combination with dehydration which leads to failure of the body's temperature control system.
The medical definition of heatstroke is a core body temperature greater than 105 degrees Fahrenheit with complications involving the central nervous system that occur after exposure to high temperatures - Other common symptoms includes nausea, seizures, confusion, disorientation, and sometimes loss of consciousness or coma. However the fatality increased due to the following reasons
Among other issues electric power failure were the main reason that increased the death toll as immediate cooling temperature and cold water accessibility could not attain that’s made the situation worse to worst in Karachi.