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Asthma and thunderstorms: description of an epidemic in general practice in Britain using data from a doctors' deputising service in the UK.

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OBJECTIVE: To describe the areas affected and the scale of an epidemic of thunderstorm associated asthma on the night of 24/25 June 1994 and to explore the spatial and temporal relationship between the thunderstorm and the associated epidemic. SETTING: The 29 offices of a deputising service for general practitioners' (GP) out of hours calls (Healthcall). At the time of the storm the deputising service provided out of hours cover for about 8500 out of about 30000 GPs in England, Scotland, and ...

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10.1136/jech.51.3.233

Authors


Venables, K More by this author
Bajekal, M More by this author
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
51
Issue:
3
Pages:
233-238
Publication date:
1997-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:5eb4092f-772a-4615-89d4-914677e224b6
Source identifiers:
245617
Local pid:
pubs:245617

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