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A pilot survey into the occurrence of hypothermia in elderly people living at home
 — a report by the Hypothermia Sub-Committee of the Welfare Group of the Society of Medical Officers of Health
Corporate AuthorSociety of Medical Officers of Health
Journal titlePublic Health, vol LXXXII, no 5, 1982
PublisherSociety of Medical Officers of Health, 1982
Pagespp 223-229
KeywordsHypothermia ; Living in the community ; Pilot ; Barking and Dagenham ; Redbridge.
AnnotationA pilot survey in January to March 1967 into the incidence of hypothermia in 120 older people living at home in the London Boroughs of Redbridge and Barking is described. 11.4% of all body temperature recordings were 93 degrees Fahrenheight or below. Suggestions are made as to conduct of future surveys. (RH).
Accession NumberCPA-930721141 A
ClassmarkCTT: K4: 4UC: 82L3: 82LR *

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