Medicines can affect thermoregulation and accentuate the risk of dehydration and heat-related illness during hot weather

Westaway, K., Frank, O., Husband, A., McClure, A., Shute, R., Edwards, S., Curtis, J. and Rowett, D. (2015) Medicines can affect thermoregulation and accentuate the risk of dehydration and heat-related illness during hot weather. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 40 4: 363-367. doi:10.1111/jcpt.12294


Author Westaway, K.
Frank, O.
Husband, A.
McClure, A.
Shute, R.
Edwards, S.
Curtis, J.
Rowett, D.
Title Medicines can affect thermoregulation and accentuate the risk of dehydration and heat-related illness during hot weather
Journal name Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1365-2710
0269-4727
Publication date 2015-08-01
Year available 2015
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/jcpt.12294
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 40
Issue 4
Start page 363
End page 367
Total pages 5
Place of publication Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Language eng
Abstract What is Known and objectiveHot days are increasingly common and are often associated with increased morbidity and mortality, especially in the elderly. Most heat-related illness and heat-related deaths are preventable.
Keyword Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
Anticholinergic agents
Antidepressants
Dehydration
Hot weather
Medicines
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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