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Medical geography. Climatology. Meteorology

  • Geographies of Healthby Anthony C. Gatrell; Susan J. Elliott

    Wiley 2014; US$ 54.95

    Setting out the debates and reviewing the evidence that links health outcomes with social and physical environments, this new edition of the well-established text offers an accessible overview of the theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and research in the field of health geography Includes international examples, drawn from a broad range of... more...

  • Bulletin of WHO Vol. 92 No.10 2014by WHO

    World Health Organization 2014; US$ 36.00

    The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is an international journal of public health with a special focus on developing countries. Since it was first published in 1948 the Bulletin has become one of the world's leading public health journals. As the flagship periodical of the World Health Organization (WHO) the Bulletin draws on WHO experts... more...

  • Climate Change and Global Healthby C. D. Butler

    CABI 2014; US$ 160.00

    There is increasing understanding, globally, that climate change will have profound and mostly harmful effects on human health. This authoritative book brings together international experts to describe both direct (such as heat waves) and indirect (such as vector-borne disease incidence) impacts of climate change, set in a broad, international, economic,... more...

  • Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals)by Michael Pacione

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection addressed the need for a review of progress in the field of medical geography that could also shape further developments. Topics under... more...

  • Integration of Public Health with Adaptation to Climate Change: Lessons Learned and New Directionsby Kristie L Ebi; Joel B Smith; Ian Burton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 189.95

    Overall, the negative health impacts of global climate change are anticipated to significantly outweigh positive impacts. Furthermore, global climate change will continue for decades, even after the effective implementation of mitigation measures. By exploring cases in public health and prior lessons learned, this valuable title identifies the key... more...

  • GIS And Healthby Anthony Gattrell; M Loytonen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    The potential users of GIS for health related analysis and applications are legion. In this edited collection, there are extensive examinations of appropriate methodologies for spatial analysis and spatial statistics in analyzing health data. Chapters explore the links with GIS and consider some of the assumptions and problems associated with such... more...

  • Health and Climate Changeby Pim Martens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Health and Climate Change is the first major study of the potentially devastating health impacts of the global atmospheric changes which are under way. Using the best available data, the author presents models of the most plausible future courses of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue fever and schistosomiasis; skin cancer caused by nozone... more...

  • Natural Productsby Anne Osbourn; Rebecca Goss; Guy T. Carter

    Wiley 2014; US$ 199.95

    Natural Products: Discourse, Diversity and Design  provides an informative and accessible overview of discoveries in the area of natural products in the genomic era, bringing together advances across the kingdoms.  As genomics data makes it increasingly clear that the genomes of microbes and plants contain far more genes for natural product... more...

  • Health Tourism and Hospitalityby Melanie Smith; Laszlo Puczko

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Health, Tourism and Hospitality: Spas, Wellness and Medical Travel, 2nd Edition takes an in-depth and comprehensive look at the growing health, wellness and medical tourism sectors in a global context. The book analyses the history and development of the industries, the way in which they are managed and organised, the expanding range of new and... more...

  • social geography medicine healthby John Eyles; Kevin J. Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    This book, originally published in 1983, drawing material from Europe, the USA, the Soviet Union and the Developing World, provides a comprehensive review of the key issues in medical geography. It sets the central problems of medical geography in a broad social context as well as in a spatial one and analyses changing conceptions of health and illness... more...