medical geography


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medical geography

The study of disease patterns as influenced by regional or global climate, microbiology, pollution, or other environmental factors; the relationship between the health of populations and the places in which they live.

medical geography

The relationship between geographic factors and disease. With the growth of world travel, medical geography has assumed ever-increasing importance in the contexts of both public health and research.
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To enrich the perspective, most of the book's content is set in advance of the study of medical geography, which settled some longstanding misconceptions about ethnicity, location, and disease.
Dutt has worked on issues related to medical geography, tropical diseases and AIDS.
In any introductory course in human or medical geography, a discussion will inevitably arise concerning the importance of mapping.
Using tools and approaches of medical geography, the present study describes in geographically contextualized detail particular ecologically grounded human-plant relations that undergird this system by following the dispensation to patients of a batch of cannabis flowers propagated by cloning.
Among them are a humanistic geographer, a quantitative geographer, a pioneer of modeling in medical geography, several regional geographers, and an experimental poststructuralist.
What Really Causes Schizophrenia, written by Canadian geomorphologist and professor of medical geography Harold D.
Studies of medical geography and epidemiology well document significant variations in health over even small geographical areas.
Contributions to this book run the gamut from medical geography to the study of infectious disease to environmental health.
The study of medical geography, or how the incidence or prevalence of disease changes with location, could also be in the NOSM research mix, as could healthy aging, public health issues, occupational health, toxicology and epidemiology.
In this way, migration mainly being a geographical phenomena and AIDS as a preventive type of diseases till now, the tool of medical geography can definitely serve us in this regard in comparison to other any discipline.
Issues related to the medical geography of herbal medicine, faith healers, albularyos, and hilots are discussed.