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Intervention Protocol

Electric fans for reducing adverse health impacts in heatwaves

  1. Saurabh Gupta1,
  2. Virginia Murray1,
  3. Mike J Clarke2,*,
  4. Catriona Carmichael1,
  5. Claire Allen3,
  6. Christina Simpson4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Gynaecological Cancer Group

Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009888

How to Cite

Gupta S, Murray V, Clarke MJ, Carmichael C, Allen C, Simpson C. Electric fans for reducing adverse health impacts in heatwaves (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009888. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009888.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre for Radiation, Chemicals and Environmental Hazards, Extreme Events and Health Protection Section, London, UK

  2. 2

    Queens University Belfast, Centre for Public Health, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  3. 3

    The Cochrane Collaboration/Evidence Aid, Oxford, UK

  4. 4

    Health Canada, Climate Change and Health Office, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

*Mike J Clarke, Centre for Public Health, Queens University Belfast, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Block B, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT12 6BJ, UK. m.clarke@qub.ac.uk. clarkem2@TCD.ie.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 16 MAY 2012

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine whether the use of fans contributes or impedes heat loss at high ambient temperatures and to continue to develop the evidence base for the public health impacts of heatwaves.