Assessment of temperature effects on childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea
Xu, Zhiwei (2015) Assessment of temperature effects on childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea. PhD by Publication, Queensland University of Technology.
This thesis has identified the high risk areas of childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea in Queensland and quantified the effects of temperature on emergency department visits for childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea. It adds to the increasing evidence about the impacts of climate variability and change on children's health and may have significant implications for developing climate change adaptation strategies and paediatric care policies.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Publication)|
|Supervisor:||Tong, Shilu, Hu, Wenbiao, Yu, Weiwei, & Su, Hong|
|Keywords:||children, climate change, diarrhoea, heat wave, pneumonia, temperature|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||16 Jun 2015 01:26|
|Last Modified:||08 Sep 2015 06:08|
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