Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals)

Progress and Prospect

Edited by Michael Pacione

© 1985 – Routledge

338 pages

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About the Book

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 discussion include national systems of health care, the utilisation of health services, medical planning and medical geography in the developing world. This is a comprehensive volume that is it still of great relevance to today’s students of medical geography, health care and demography.

Table of Contents

List of Tables; List of Figures, Preface; Introduction; 1. Medical Geography: Concept and Definition F. A. Barrett 2. Disease Mapping G. M. Howe 3. Ecological Associative Analysis J. D. Mayer 4. Disease Diffusion A. D. Cliff and P. Haggett 5. National Systems of Health Care Delivery M. W. Rosenberg 6. The Spatial Patterning and Supply of Health Services J. Whitelegg 7. The Demand for an Utilisation of Health Services D. R. Phillips 8. Developments in Planning Models for Health Care Policy Analysis M. Clarke and A. G. Wilson 9. Medical Geography and the Third World J. A. Hellen; Notes on Contributors; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA028000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Health Care Issues
HEA039000
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
SOC006000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Demography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOC057000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disease & Health Issues