Cooler Weather - More Heart Attacks - 26 August 2010


LSHTM; (2010) Cooler Weather - More Heart Attacks - 26 August 2010. [Podcast]

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Abstract

Lower outdoor temperatures were associated with greater numbers of patients being admitted to British hospitals with heart attacks - according to research published in the British Medical Journal gathered from records of 84 000 patients admitted with heart attacks between 2003 and 2006. Krishnan Bhaskaran of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine discusses his group's finding of an increase of up to 200 heart attacks per day for every one degree Celsius reduction of temperature.

Item Type: Podcast
Contributors: Bhaskaran, K (Contributor);
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/2139178

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