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Title GIS in public health practice / edited by Ravi Maheswaran, Massimo Craglia
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 308 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Contents; 1 Introduction and Overview; 2 Basic Issues in Geographical Analysis; 3 Disease Mapping: Basic Approaches and New Developments; 4 Clustering of Disease; 5 GIS and Communicable Disease Control; 6 New Zealand Experience of Salmonella Brandenburg Infection in Humans and Animals; 7 Using GIS for Environmental Exposure Assessment: Experiences from the Small Area Health Statistics Unit; 8 Using Modeled Outdoor Air Pollution Data for Health Surveillance
Summary This book covers disease mapping and spatial analysis, GIS applications in communicable disease control and environmental health protection, and applications in health care planning and policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Geographic information systems.
Medical geography -- Methodology
Public health -- Geographic information systems
Public health -- Information services
Public health -- Research -- Methodology.
Geographic Information Systems -- statistics & numerical data.
Public Health Informatics -- methods.
Topography, Medical -- methods.
Geographic information systems.
MEDICAL -- Epidemiology.
MEDICAL -- Health Risk Assessment.
Medical geography -- Methodology.
Public health -- Information services.
Public health -- Research -- Methodology.
Public health.
Genre/Form Geographic information systems.
Geographic information systems.
Form Electronic book
Author Craglia, Massimo.
Maheswaran, Ravi.
LC no. 2003069767
ISBN 0203488946