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Descriptor English: Extreme Heat
Descriptor Spanish: Calor Extremo
Descriptor Portuguese: Calor Extremo
Descriptor French: Chaleur extrême
Entry term(s): Extreme Heats
Heat, Extreme
Heats, Extreme
Tree number(s): G16.500.750.775.271
N06.230.300.100.725.232.500
N06.230.300.100.725.710.380.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055874
Scope note: High temperature weather exceeding the average and of several weeks duration. Extreme heat is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
Previous Indexing: Heat (1966-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53356
Unique ID: D055874
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2008/11/20
Extreme Heat - Preferred
Concept UI M0521334
Scope note High temperature weather exceeding the average and of several weeks duration. Extreme heat is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people.
Preferred term Extreme Heat
Entry term(s) Extreme Heats
Heat, Extreme
Heats, Extreme



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