Speech to Text for Mercy Flights sees increase in medical calls
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12's leah thompson is live at mercy flights in medford. she explains what you should watch out for. [a7]mercy flights staying cool-stinger i'm inside a mercy ambulance right now. today i spoke to emc aaron pawol about the biggest signs someone or yourself is dehydrated. some of the signs someone is dehydrated are dry mouth, an increase in pulse and possible a shortness of breath. the easiest way to not get dehydrated is drinking enough water. think about how much you sweat in the heat. that all needs to be replenished. pawol says even if your are not thirsty you have to keep drinking water. now if you have to work outside make sure to wear loose and light colored clothing. staying indoors when the heat is really high try to stay indoors as much as you can. if you have to be outside kind of schedule evening so when the temperatures are starting to cool off a bit. now if you are severely dehydrated its important to call 9-1-1 or head to your nearest emergency room. you will get the needed hydration plus they can monitor you for other side effects that come up. like headaches and nauseous this symptoms might come up hours after. [a10]mercy flights staying cool-tag i'll be here at mercy flights again on newswatch 12 at 6. i'll tell you how busy they've been this week with the increase of temperature. live in medford leah thompson newswatch 12. our team of meterologists have