Be Ready for the Heat This Summer
This summer is shaping up to be a hot one, meaning Australians will have to take extra precautions to prevent heat stress and dehydration, AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today.
“The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting that temperatures over December, January, and February will almost certainly be higher than seasonal averages,” Dr Bartone said.
“In general, higher temperatures lead to more hospitalisations for heat stress and dehydration, particularly among older people, children, people who work outdoors, and people with pre-existing medical conditions.
Published: 28 Dec 2018