Is planned adaptation to heat reducing heat-related mortality and illness? A systematic review

@inproceedings{Boeckmann2014IsPA,
  title={Is planned adaptation to heat reducing heat-related mortality and illness? A systematic review},
  author={Melanie Boeckmann and Ines Rohn},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Extreme heat is an important public health risk. Climate change will likely increase the temperatures humans are exposed to through exacerbated heat wave intensity and frequency, possibly increasing health risks from heat. To prevent adverse effects on human health, heat prevention plans and climate change adaptation strategies are being implemented. But are these measures effectively reducing heat-related mortality and morbidity? This study assesses the evidence base in 2014… CONTINUE READING
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