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Table 4.1 Dual roles of the health officer in the nineteenth century
Box 5.1 Buruli ulcer
Modeling Chronic Disease
Table 8.1 Assumptions of classical regression
Table 8.3 Risk factors for CHD considered in epidemiological studies
Table 9.1 Drivers in emergence/re - emergence of disease
Situating Politics in Health and Medical Geography
Living With and Experiencing Disease
Part III Health and Wellbeing
Therapeutic Landscapes as Health Promoting Places
Table 12.1 The developmental themes of the therapeutic landscape concept
Impairment and Disability
Mental and Emotional Health
Landscapes of Despair
Part IV Public Health and Health Inequalities
Health Geography and Public Health
Box 18.2 “ Core ” public health functions
Migration and Health
Box 19.1 Key challenges for EU health care systems
Social Perspectives on Health Inequalities
Neighborhoods and Health
Table 21.1 Perceptions of local neighborhood problems
Table 21.2 Glasgow City Council leisure facilities in the two localities, 2000
An Environmental Health Geography of Risk
Environment, Perception, and Resistance
Environment, Perception, Resistance
Table 24.1 Ethnic differences in smoking rates in New Zealand, 1996
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A Companion to Health and Medical Geography

A Companion to Health and Medical Geography

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This Companion provides a comprehensive account of healthand medical geography and approaches the major themes and keytopics from a variety of angles. Offers a unique breadth of topics relating to both health andmedical geography Includes contributions from a range of scholars from risingstars to established, internationally renowned authors Provides an up-to-date review of the state of thesub-discipline Thematically organized sections offer detailed accounts ofspecific issues and combine general overviews of the currentliterature with case study material Chapters cover topics at the cutting edge of thesub-discipline, including emerging and re-emerging diseases, thepolitics of disease, mental and emotional health, landscapes ofdespair, and the geography of care
This Companion provides a comprehensive account of healthand medical geography and approaches the major themes and keytopics from a variety of angles. Offers a unique breadth of topics relating to both health andmedical geography Includes contributions from a range of scholars from risingstars to established, internationally renowned authors Provides an up-to-date review of the state of thesub-discipline Thematically organized sections offer detailed accounts ofspecific issues and combine general overviews of the currentliterature with case study material Chapters cover topics at the cutting edge of thesub-discipline, including emerging and re-emerging diseases, thepolitics of disease, mental and emotional health, landscapes ofdespair, and the geography of care

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