Ambient Temperature and Health in China

Editors: Lin, Hualiang, Ma, Wenjun, Liu, Qiyong (Eds.)

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  • Focuses on the Chinese health impact induced by ambient temperature
    Describes epidemiology-based exposure-response relationship with the mortality and morbidity
    Discusses the adverse health effects of ambient temperature in specific diseases

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This book focuses on the Chinese health impact induced by ambient temperature variation, especially the epidemiology-based exposure-response relationship with the mortality and morbidity from respiratory, cardiovascular diseases, and mental health among Chinese population.A great number of epidemiological studies have reported that ambient temperature is closely associated with a wide range of health outcomes, such as mortality, cardiovascular and respiratory events, adverse birth outcome, and some infectious diseases, such as dengue fever, malaria. Although a number of epidemiological studies in western countries have evaluated the adverse health effects of ambient temperature, the exposure-response relationship from these countries cannot simply be applied to the Chinese population due to the large differences in temperature profile, exposure pattern, as well as the population vulnerability. This book will provide up-to-date estimates of the magnitude of adverse health effects of ambient temperature in the Chinese population. We hope to provide readers with a comprehensive and organized body of information in the area of Ambient Temperature and health.

About the authors

Hualiang Lin: Hualiang Lin is an associate professor at Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University
Wenjun Ma is a professor at Guangdong Provincial Institute of Public Health
Qiyong Liu is a professor and chief scientist at National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ambient Temperature and Health in China
Editors
  • Hualiang Lin
  • Wenjun Ma
  • Qiyong Liu
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-2583-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-2583-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-2582-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 196
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations, 80 illustrations in colour
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