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Volume 2014, Article ID 961750, 15 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/961750
Research Article

Environmental Temperature and Thermal Indices: What Is the Most Effective Predictor of Heat-Related Mortality in Different Geographical Contexts?

1Department of Agrifood Production and Environmental Sciences, University of Florence, Piazzale delle Cascine 18, 50144 Florence, Italy
2Interdepartmental Centre of Bioclimatology, University of Florence, Piazzale delle Cascine 18, 50144 Florence, Italy
3Center for Civil Protection and Risk Studies, University of Florence (CESPRO), Viale Morgagni 48, 50134 Florence, Italy
4Institute of Biometeorology, National Research Council, Via Giovanni Caproni 8, 50145 Florence, Italy
5Clinica Medica e Cardiologia, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 85, 50134 Florence, Italy

Received 13 August 2013; Accepted 18 October 2013; Published 8 January 2014

Academic Editors: J. Pinto and M. Saez

Copyright © 2014 Marco Morabito et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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