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Extreme Heat MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Extreme Heat
Tree Number(s)
G16.500.275.063.725.232.500
G16.500.750.775.291.375
N06.230.300.100.725.232.500
N06.230.300.100.725.710.380.500
Unique ID
D055874
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055874
Scope Note
High temperature weather exceeding the average and of several days' duration. Extreme heat is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people.
Entry Term(s)
Extreme Hot Weather
Previous Indexing
Heat (1966-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009; for EXTREME HOT WEATHER see EXTREME HOT WEATHER 2020-2023
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2023/05/26

Allowable Qualifiers
Extreme Heat Preferred
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