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Preventing heat-related disease in general practice

Tait, Peter; Allan, Sujata; Katelaris, Anthea

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The burden of heat-related morbidity and mortality will increase as heatwaves become more frequent and intense as a result of global warming and climate disruption. The elderly and those with chronic disease are worst affected. Most heat-vulnerable people are managed in general practice, and so general practitioners (GPs) need to begin planning for how to prevent and manage heat-related morbidity and mortality.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/196381
Source: Australian Journal of General Practice
DOI: 10.31128/AJGP-07-18-4658
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher site

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