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.

Abstract

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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ID Code: 83944
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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