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Heat Exposure and Human Health in the Context of Climate Change
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Heat Exposure and Human Health in the Context of Climate Change (Paperback)

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Heat Exposure and Human Health in the Context of Climate Change introduces the effects of heat on human health, especially in the context of climate change. It utilizes case studies in addition to foundational knowledge and theory to demonstrate the epidemiological impact of heat and presents solutions for addressing this important public health issue. It is clearly organized to aid in understanding key questions such as why and how heat exposure impacts health, who are most vulnerable to heat exposure, and how to reduce impacts of heat exposure.



Providing guidance on public policy development as well as individual protection, Heat Exposure and Human Health in the Context of Climate Change is an interdisciplinary resource for researchers and policy makers in both public health and environmental science fields.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesIndustrial relations & safetyOccupational / industrial health & safetyMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesPublic health & preventive medicinePersonal & public healthNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentGlobal warming Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc Publication Date: 01/09/2022 ISBN-13: 9780128190807  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Associate professor Yuming Guo is the head of the Climate & Air Quality Research Unit in Monash University, Australia. His research interests focus on the health impacts of global climate change, extreme weather, and air pollution. He is honorary professor at University of Queensland and adjunct professor at University of Oulu, Jinan University, and Chongqing Medical University. His work was awarded the Best Environmental Paper by International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and he is awarded Best Young Scientist by the Lancet-CAMS Committee. He has published extensively (over 100 high quality papers in the last five years) in prestigious international journals including the highest-ranked journals. He is a member of Think Tank for Climate Change and Human Health in Australia. He sits in many research grant review committees and editorial board of Environmental Health Perspectives, Environment International, PeerJ, and Annals of Cancer Epidemiology. Dr Shanshan Li is a research fellow in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. She has a strong background in both public health and medicine. She is an environmental epidemiologist and biostatistician with special focuses on atmospheric environmental health and extensive child health issues. She has published broadly in high-ranked topic relevant journals, and as chief investigator successfully secured competitive grants. She is a peer reviewer of various grant schemes and a number of prestigious international journals. She has worked with Chinese government agencies (Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, and CDC), numerous universities/research institutes across the world, and UNICEF. Most of her work involves collaborations with research groups across the globe, and she continues to develop broader and stronger linkages with colleagues within Australia and internationally.

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