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Author Blatt, Amy J., author.

Title Health, science and place : a new model / Amy J. Blatt.

Published Cham : Springer, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Geotechnologies and the environment ; v. 12
Geotechnologies and the environment ; v. 12.
Springer English/International eBooks 2015 - Full Set
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I What is the Role Of Geography in Health Care Reform? -- Chapter 1 Health Care Reform and Disease Surveillance: Making the Connection -- Chapter 2 The Importance of Geography in Disease Surveillance -- Part II Geographies of Human Health -- Chapter 3 Using Geographic Information for Disease Surveillance at Mass Gatherings -- Chapter 4 Geographical Representations of Patients and Their Health Conditions -- Chapter 5 Data Privacy and Ethical Uses of Volunteered Geographic Information -- Part III Geospatial Data And Technologies -- Chapter 6 – Collaborative Mapping -- Chapter 7 Geospatial Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery -- Part IV Geography In Medicine -- Chapter 8 Geographic Medicine -- Chapter 9 -- Geospatial Medicine -- Chapter 10 A New Model.
Summary The main focus of this monograph is synthesizing the importance of geographic approaches to public health and patient care.℗ℓ The chapters are organized into four themed sections: ℗ℓthe role of geography in health care reform; the geographies of human health; geospatial data and technologies; and geography in medicine.℗ℓ It is a highly informative book, providing scientific insight for geographers with an interest in advanced geospatial applications and health research.℗ℓ The author is an international expert in geography, GIS, and public health, who recently co-edited a special issue on ℓ́ℓGeospatial Applications in Disease Surveillance,ℓ́ℓ published in the International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research.
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Medical geography.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319120034
3319120026 (print)
9783319120027 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-12003-4