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Medical geography

Author: Melinda S Meade; Michael Emch
Publisher: New York ; London : Guilford Press, cop. 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive introduction to geographic approaches to studying disease and promoting health. This book presents various techniques of spatial and social analysis and explores their  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melinda S Meade; Michael Emch
ISBN: 9781606230169 1606230166
OCLC Number: 913028076
Notes: Indice.
Description: 498 p. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Questions of Medical Geography2. The Human Ecology of Disease and Health3. Maps and Geographic Information Systems in Medical Geography4. Landscape Epidemiology5. Transitions and Development6. Climate and Weather: Influences on Health7. The Pollution Syndrome8. The Political Ecology of Noncommunicable Diseases9. Neighborhoods and Health10. Disease Diffusion in Space11. Health Care and Promotion12. Scale, Spatial Analysis, and Geographic Visualization13. Concluding Words
Responsibility: Melinda S. Meade, Michael Emch.

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"The third edition of this classic text is now even more accessible, and is a 'must have' for all interested in medical geography. In addition to the traditional disease ecology and environmental Read more...

 
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