PHYSICAL FACTORS SUMMARY PAGE

Temperature - extreme direct heat

Summary Information

Classification Physical / Climate, Atmosphere, Radiation & Electricity / Type:

(This physical factors section is currently used in Wildpro predominantly to link different data types and demonstrate inter-relationships. It does not contain detailed information on the physical factor itself.)

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Notes
  • Direct application to the body of extreme heat may cause burns.
  • In waterfowl this is probably most likely to occur due to the incorrect application (i.e. without padding) of hot water bottles or heat pads when warming a hypothermic bird, or from contact of an anaesthetized bird with a heat pad (too hot, or marginally too hot and contact prolonged) during surgery.
Directly associated diseases entered into Wildpro
  • Burns (Chemical burns, Friction burns, Sunburn)

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