Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Walk and Chat- Global Warming and its effects on the healthcare sector

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Walk and Chat- Global Warming and its effects on the healthcare sector!


Global warming is the increase of earth’s average surface temperature due to the effect of greenhouse gases. These greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane absorb heat that would otherwise escape from earth. Global warming has emerged has one of the most biggest environmental issue in the two decades.It seems that the temperature is rising at a rate faster than ever before.
Environmental effects in the UK: Floods across the UK in 2007 and the heatwave of 2003 are a stark illustration of the devastating effects that extreme weather events can have. The heatwave during the summer of 2003 resulted in over 2,000 excess deaths across England and Wales, and the 2007 floods caused by heavy rains led to 13 deaths and more than £3 billion pounds worth of damage to the UK infrastructure.
Environmental effects Globally
  • The last two decades of the 20th century have been hottest in the last 400 years, according to climate studies.
  • The Arctic ice is melting rapidly. By 2040 the region is expected to have a completely ice free summer, or even earlier.
  • Sea levels are rising, glaciers are melting and precipitation patterns are changing. Extreme weather events are becoming more intense and frequent.
Tips of things to do during the winter to avoid illnesses caused by the cold weather:
Get a flu shot, wash your hands frequently with soap and water or hand sanitizer, and cough and sneeze into the crook of your elbow, not your hands
The cold weather can cause terrible dry skin  We advise that you use a moisturizer with an oil base to block evaporation. Shower in lukewarm—not hot—water. Use a humidifier to replenish moisture to the skin's top layer.

Older adults are at risk for hypothermia, in which the body's internal temperature falls too low. "Even prolonged exposure to mild cold can cause it,

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