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Flashcards in SB#27 Hydration Deck (19):
1

Hydration, or maintaining normal body _ balance, is critical to any high-performance activity

Fluid

2

_ is one of the most common, and it can be life threatening in extreme cases.

Dehydration

3

_ can cause impairment of thermoregulation, decreased physical performance, increased cardiovascular strain, and a disruption of blood chemistry.

Dehydration

4

A _ percent decrease in body weight due to fluid LOSS can have significant effects on performance.

2%

5

Fire ground operations, fluid replacement must be a _?

Priority

6

WOMAN are recommend between _ to _ cups of water a day, all sources not just water? Water only?

8-11 cups
4-7 cups

7

MAN are recommend between _ to _ cups of water a day, all source not just water? Water only?

10-15 cups
6-11 cups

8

On average, the human body gets about a _ from food and the water our body makes.

liter

9

PRIOR to Fire ground Operations (or exercise) drink at least oz of water an HOUR?

16 oz

10

PRIOR FG ops, If you are dehydrated prior to exercise, try
to consume _ oz. of water?

32oz

11

PRIOR FG ops, to Fire found operation or exercise, drink 8-10 oz. every _ minutes?

10-15 minutes

12

During Fire ground Operations (or exercise) drink?

Drink cool (40 degrees F); dilute fluids at a minimum rate of at least 8 oz. every 15 minutes or 34 oz per hour

13

During Fire ground operations, those who are dehydrated must drink 8 oz every 10 minutes or _ oz per hour?

50 oz

14

If exercising longer than _ minutes, drink 8-10 oz. of a SPORTS drink (with no more than 8% carbohydrate every 15-30 minutes?

90 minutes

15

If the exercise (fire ground activity) lasts for less than an hour, water is as good as?

a Sports drink

16

If exercise (fire ground activity) lasts for more than an hour, use a sports drink with _ and _ along with water to rehydrate the body.

electrolytes
carbohydrates

17

Weigh yourself before and after exercise and replace fluid losses, drink 20-24 oz. of water for every _ lost.

pound

18

Under EXTREME conditions, members can lose up to a _ of water an hour through perspiration and may not feel thirsty until they are already dehydrated.

quart

19

Take 4 basic steps to prevent heat illness:

1. Provide heat illness PREVENTION training to all
2. Access to SHADE for at least 5 minutes of rest
3. Written procedures for complying with the Heat illness Prevention Standard.
4. Provide enough fresh, cool water drink at least 1 quart per hour