In the midst of a brutally hot summer, vulnerable patient populations are at greater risk of heat-related harm.
A guide from the US Dept. of Health and Human Services recommends a variety of methods healthcare professionals can use to support their at-risk patients during heat events, suggesting different referral options to mitigate heat impact.
To learn more, check out the ADL's August 15 Highlighted Resource:
Protecting Vulnerable Patient Populations from Climate Hazards: A Referral Guide for Health Professionals