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Emergency department visits, ambulance calls, and mortality associated with an exceptional heat wave in Sydney, Australia, 2011: a time-series analysis

By Andrea Schaffer, David Muscatello, Richard Broome, Stephen Corbett and Wayne Smith
Topics: Research
Publisher: BioMed Central
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