Syndromic surveillance and heat wave morbidity: a pilot study based on emergency departments in France

@inproceedings{Josseran2009SyndromicSA,
  title={Syndromic surveillance and heat wave morbidity: a pilot study based on emergency departments in France},
  author={Lo{\"i}c Josseran and Nad{\`e}ge Caill{\`e}re and Dominique Brun-Ney and Jean Rottner and Laurent Filleul and Gilles Brucker and Pascal Astagneau},
  booktitle={BMC Med. Inf. & Decision Making},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND The health impacts of heat waves are serious and have prompted the development of heat wave response plans. Even when they are efficient, these plans are developed to limit the health effects of heat waves. This study was designed to determine relevant indicators related to health effects of heat waves and to evaluate the ability of a syndromic surveillance system to monitor variations in the activity of emergency departments over time. The study uses data collected during the summer… CONTINUE READING
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