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Medical geography. Climatology. Meteorology

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Regulatory Reform in the Middle East and North Africaby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 33.00

    This book assesses progress in the implementation of regulatory policy within the region. Regulatory governance in the MENA region is an increasing priority for encouraging and enabling sustainable development and inclusive growth. The report reflects on the developments and highlights good practices from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon,... more...

  • Wellness Tourismby Cornelia Voigt; Christof Pforr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 144.00

    Core values of society, health and wellbeing impact today on all aspects of our lives, and have also increasingly influenced patterns of tourism consumption and production. In this context wellness has developed into a significant dimension of tourism in a number of new and long established destinations. However, although it is consistently referred... more...

  • Health and Climate Changeby Pim Martens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    A study of the potentially enormous and devastating health impacts of the global atmospheric changes which are under way. The author uses available knowledge to model future health impacts, including: vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue fever and schistosomiasis; marine-borne diseases such as cholera and toxic algae; cancers and cataracts... more...

  • Therapeutic Landscapesby Clare Cooper Marcus; Naomi A Sachs

    Wiley 2013; US$ 85.00

    This comprehensive and authoritative guide offers an evidence-based overview of healing gardens and therapeutic landscapes from planning to post-occupancy evaluation. It provides general guidelines for designers and other stakeholders in a variety of projects, as well as patient-specific guidelines covering twelve categories ranging from burn patients,... more...