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Title Geographic methods for health services research : a focus on the rural-urban continuum / edited by Thomas C. Ricketts ... [and others].

Published Lanham, MD : University Press of America, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  362.10425 GEOG    AVAILABLE
Physical description 375 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-358) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction / John Florin -- Ch. 2. A Focus on Rural and Regional Health Care Delivery / Thomas C. Ricketts. Point of Departure: Population Density and Research / Diana N. Osborne and Lucy A. Savitz -- Ch. 3. Changes and Measures in the Crucial Dimension of Population / Melinda Meade. Point of Departure: Data Sources for Health Services Research / Lucy A. Savitz and Lise K. Fondren -- Ch. 4. Access to Health Services / Thomas C. Ricketts and Lucy A. Savitz. Point of Departure: Access and Cartography / Lucy A. Savitz and Don Albert -- Ch. 5. Health Professions Distributions / Wilbert M. Gesler and Lucy A. Savitz. Point of Departure: Community-Based Measures of Underservice / Thomas C. Ricketts. Point of Departure: Tracking Doctors into the Twenty-First Century / Thomas R. Konrad -- Ch. 6. Regionalization of Health Care / John Florin, Wilbert M. Gesler, Lucy A. Savitz and Lise K. Fondren. Point of Departure: Rural Places and Regionalization / John Florin.
Point of Departure: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) / Don Albert -- Ch. 7. Methods for Defining Medical Service Areas / Kit Simpson, Susan DesHarnais, Anne Jacobs and Adrian Menapace. Point of Departure: Hospital Closure and Access to Hospital Services / John Lowe -- Ch. 8. Contagious Diseases / Susan Cohn, Laura Moorhead, Melinda Meade and Don Albert. Point of Departure: Adjustment of Tuberculosis Incidence Rates / Peter S. Millard -- Ch. 9. Evaluating Clusters of Adverse Health Outcomes / Timothy Aldrich, Lucy A. Savitz and Peggy Wittie. Point of Departure: State Cancer Control Map and Data Program Analyses / Forrest Pommerenke.
Other author Ricketts, Thomas C.
Subject Rural health services -- Research -- Methodology.
Rural health services -- Maps.
Medical geography -- Methodology.
Medical geography -- Maps.
Rural health services -- Research -- United States -- Methodology.
Rural health services -- United States -- Maps.
Medical geography -- United States -- Methodology.
Medical geography -- United States -- Maps.
ISBN 0819195324 (alk. paper)
0819195332 (paperback: alk. paper)