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Extreme Heat

"Extreme Heat" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Extreme Heat" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Extreme Heat" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2014 and 2019
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