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Title: Excess mortality during heat waves in Ireland
Authors: Pascal, M
Goodman, P
Clancy, L
Zeka, A
Schwartz, J
Keywords: Heat waves;Mortality;Ireland
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Citation: Epidemiology, 2009, 20 (6), p.84
Abstract: Ireland is not known for having extreme high temperatures, with values above 30C uncommon. Ireland has significant excess winter mortality compared to summer. The objective of this study is to estimate the impact of nation-wide heat waves on the total, cardiovascular and respiratory relationship, for the period 1981–2003, to determine if there are any periods of excess summer mortality.
ISSN: 1044-3983
Appears in Collections:Dept of Life Sciences Research Papers

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