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Author Meade, Melinda S., author

Title Medical geography / Melinda S. Meade, Michael Emch
Edition Third edition
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2010]
New York : Guilford Press, c2010


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  614.42 Mea/Mge 2010  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 498 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour) ; 27 cm
Contents Questions of medical geography -- The human ecology of disease -- Maps and geographic information systems in medical geography -- Landscape epidemiology -- Transitions and development -- Climate and weather: influences on health -- The pollution syndrome -- Political ecology of noncommunicable diseases -- Neighborhoods and health -- Disease diffusion in space --Health care and promotion --Scale, spatial analysis, and geographic visualization
Summary In this book the authors present biological information for geographers to understand disease processes and geographical concepts to inform health researchers about spatial approaches to disease
Notes Previous ed.: 2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Epidemiology.
Medical care.
Medical geography.
Delivery of Health Care.
Author Emch, Michael, author
LC no. 2009046573
ISBN 1606230166 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781606230169 (hardcover : alk. paper)