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OS8.6 - Effects of temperature - oral session
Friday 28 August 2009, 10:30 - 12:00
Theatre C007
Chair: Dafina Dalbokova and Stephanie von Klot
OS8.6.1 Which days of hot weather are considered dangerous by heat-health watch warning systems?: A comparison of the predictive capacity of different systems
Shakoor Hajat*1,2, Scott Sheridan3, Michael Allen3, Mathilde Pascal4, Karine Laaidi4, Aurelio Tobias5, Abderrahmane Yagouti6, Ugis Beckis6, Denis Bourque7, Ben Armstrong2, Tom Kosatsky1
1British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada, 2London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 3Kent State University, United States, 4Institut de Veille Sanitaire, France, 5Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain, 6Health Canada, Canada, 7Environment Canada, Canada
OS8.6.2 Temperature effects on the hydration status
Youn-hee Lim1, Yoonhee Kim1, Ho Kim*1, Yun-Chul Hong2, Seyoung Oh3, Minsun Park4
1Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, Kyunghee University, Korea, Republic of, 4Department of Family Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
OS8.6.3 Heat related mortality  among  high risk elderly in Rome. Summer 2008.
Patrizia Schifano*, Giovanna Cappai, Claudia Marino, Annamaria Bargagli, Paola Michelozzi, Manuela De Sario, Michela Leone, Carlo Alberto Perucci
(1) Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority Rome E, Italy
OS8.6.4 Diurnal apparent temperature range and socioeconomic vulnerability in Seoul, Korea
Youn-Hee Lim, Aekyung Park, Ho Kim*
Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
OS8.6.5 A study of heat-wave related mortality in 107 United States communities
Brooke Anderson*, Michelle Bell
Yale University, United States