[Indoor environment and heatstroke risk].

Toshiharu Ikaga, Shingo Hori, Yasufumi Miyake, Masaru Suzuki, Yukiko Murakami

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This paper describes the outline of heatstroke risk evaluation model for aged residents based on surveys done by the Heatstroke Surveillance Committee of Japanese Association for Acute Medicine and field measurements of indoor air temperature, humidity and so on. To reduce heatstroke of aged residents, promotion of thermal insulation, sun-shading, cross ventilation, air-condition of houses and living behavior of residents are needed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1005-1012
Number of pages8
JournalNihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jun
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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