Patterns of Disease and Hunger: A Study in Medical Geography (Problems in Modern Geography) ebook
by Andrew Learmonth
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Bibliographic Details . This study begins by looking at two simple examples: infant mortality in England and Wales and the diffusion of a hepatitis epidemic across south eastern Australia.
Bibliographic Details Publisher: David & Charles, London. Publication Date: 1978.
There are different approaches in medical geography: according to the . populations and factors influencing it, and with the problem of economic value of health and life of the. population; – social-economic – th. .
L e a r m o n t h . 1978: Patterns of Disease and Hunger: A Study in Medical Geography. Da. - vid&Charles, London. population; – social-economic – the analysis of the influence of socioeconomic factors (such as wealth mea.
In addition, medical geography studies the impact of climate and location on an individual's health as well as the distribution of health services. Medical geography is an important field because it aims to provide an understanding of health problems and improve the health of people worldwide based on the various geographic factors influencing them. History of Medical Geography.
Modern medical geography is the result of long – term development in the course of which theoretical principles, general questions of procedure, and concrete methods have been elaborated to resolve various practical problems.
A study conducted in St. Petersburg among the students who come to study from various regions with different climatic conditions and cultural and ethnographic characteristics focused on problems of physical and psychological adaptation (Y. Scoryk et a. The urban environment has an impact on the physical and psychological state, however, this issue remains poorly understood.
While medical geographers have generally ignored medical pluralism in developing countries . Learmonth, . Patterns of Disease and Hunger. Gender and Geography: Contemporary Issues in Geography and Education 3, 9–17 (1989)Google Scholar.
While medical geographers have generally ignored medical pluralism in developing countries, a small but significant geographical literature on traditional medicine has emerged. David and Charles, Newton Abbott 1978. Lewis, . Johannesburg.