22 Apr, 2024
Heat Health: For Healthcare Professionals
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
From the webpage: "Hot days can harm physical and mental health. [...] Hot days have been associated with [1] worse pregnancy and birth outcomes, and [2] more emergency department visits and hospitalizations[.]" The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a clinical guidance to help healthcare providers communicate with patients about the risks of heat and its impact on health during hot weather. The guidance offers screening tools, instructions on how to use the HeatRisk Tool and Air Quality Index, and specific guidance for people with asthma, cardiovascular disease, who are pregnant, or who take medication.
    Details
  • URL
  • Publisher
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Date
    22 Apr, 2024
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov/
  • Format
    html
  • Media Type
    text/html
  • Subjects
    Heat--Physiological effect
    Public health
    Weather--Effect of human beings on
  • Resource Group
    Critical Releases
  • List
    Extreme Heat

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