Journal of Nursing Scholarship; Indianapolis Vol. 49, Iss. 6, (Nov 2017): 670-678.
Older people account for the highest proportion of mortality from extreme weather events associated with climate change. This article aims to describe the health impacts of climate change on older people. An integrative review was conducted with 30 studies retrieved from PubMed, EBSCO, and the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) on climate stressors, determinants of resilient capacity, risk factors, and health outcomes. To read the full article, log in using your NHS OpenAthens details.