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I want to state that I hope that no one needs your assistance Master Owain
BUT I for one am very glad you will be there to lend aid if it is needed.

Sabi


On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Gale Smith <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I have been working outside this week, and from experience it is hot,
> humid and thirsty work.
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> I want every one to have a safe Cattle Raids experience.
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> The highs for Cattle Raids are forecast to be in the lower to mid 90's for
> Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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> My recommendation for Cattle Raids, the set up day, the day of the event,
> the take down and clean up day is to bring plenty of water and plenty of
> sports drinks.  What ever you think you are going to need, bring more.
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> One of the ways to avoid heat related problems is to drink a lot of water
> and sports drinks (for electrolyte replacement).  The main building is air
> conditioned so there is some escape there.
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> If you get into heat related problems, I am going to be very aggressive in
> treating it.  The first step is to get inside to the cooler environment.
>  The second step is to cool you down, I use a cold water foot bath.  Ice
> packs will also be used.   I / we will work our hardest to keep a heat
> related condition from moving to heat stroke.
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> If neither of these work, or if you have moved on to heat stroke, then you
> will need advance medical care.  Appropriate measures will be taken at that
> time.
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> You can always refuse care at any level, but that does not prevent me / us
> from activating the next level of care, which you will also have the right
> to refuse when they get there.
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> Heat related injuries can not be taken lightly.  They can lead to death.
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> Owain ap Bleddyn y Llwyd
> Mentor Chirurgeon
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-- 
Judy Thiem

Origio omnis est conscientia pura
(The origin of all is pure consciousness)