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Extreme Heat MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Extreme Heat
Tree Number(s)
G16.500.750.775.271
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 weeks duration. Extreme heat is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people.
Previous Indexing
Heat (1966-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2008/11/20

Allowable Qualifiers
Extreme Heat Preferred
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