Minimising harm from heatwaves: A survey of awareness, knowledge, and practices of health professionals and care providers in Victoria, Australia

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Abstract

Objectives Heatwaves cause illness and death, and are likely to become more severe and frequent in the future. This study has investigated the awareness, knowledge and practices of health professionals and care providers regarding heatwaves and health of older clients, in order to inform harm minimisation strategies for Victoria, Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297 - 304
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Public Health
Volume57
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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