Death in heat wavesBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7425.1228-b (Published 20 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1228
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Beware of fans…
- Robert M Wolfe (firstname.lastname@example.org), assistant professor
- Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
EDITOR—In his editorial Keatinge referred to fans as a prevention for heat injury.1 However, in severe heat, fans can add to the level of heat stress.
Writing about the fatal heat wave of 1995 in …