TITLE

High temperatures and cause-specific mortality

AUTHOR(S)
Ebi, Kristie L.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2012, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on heat-related mortality or mortality during hot weather. It emphasizes the need to determine who is most vulnerable, where they are located and the early warning systems needed to prevent heat-related death. Information is presented on an analysis of specific causes of death that increased during hot weather in regions of England and Wales. It stresses the importance of implementing strategies to reduce vulnerability to heat-related mortality.
ACCESSION #
69798686

 

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