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Are there adverse effects to taking elder for brief walk in the heat?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Precautions

If the elder is properly hydrated, not on medication that may suppress perspiration, can communicate if s/he experiences discomfort, a short walk is likely to do more good than harm.

In brief: Precautions

If the elder is properly hydrated, not on medication that may suppress perspiration, can communicate if s/he experiences discomfort, a short walk is likely to do more good than harm.
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