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Physiological Strain Index Based on Heart Rate Alone (PSI-HR) of Moran et al

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Moran et al developed the physiological strain index (PSI) to evaluate a person's response to heat strain during exertion. If accurate temperature data is not available, then heart rate (HR) data alone can be used to calculate the PSI-HR. The authors are from the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine in Natick, Massachusetts, and universities in Israel.

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