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Title Health transitions in arctic populations / edited by T. Kue Young and Peter Bjerregaard
Edition [DesLibris e-book]
Published Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, [2008]
(Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010)
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 485 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), maps, digital file
Contents 1. Introduction / Kue Young and Peter Bjerregaard -- pt. 1. Regions -- 2. Greenland / Peter Bjerregaard and Thomas Stensgaard -- 3. Northern Canada / Kue Young -- 4. Alaska / James Berner -- 5. Arctic Russia / Andrew Kozlov and Dmitry Lisitsyn -- 6. Northern Fennoscandia / Sven Hassler, Per Sjolander and Urban Janlert -- pt. 2. Peoples -- 7. Inuit / Peter Bterregaard and Kue Young -- 8. Dene / Kue Young -- 9. Sami / Sven Hassler, Siv Kvernmo and Andrew Kozlov -- pt. 3. Determinants -- 10. Environment and Living Conditions / Peter Bjerregaard, James Berner and Jon Oyvind Odland -- 11. Diet, Nutrition, and Physical Activity / Peter Bjerregaard and Marit Jorgensen -- 12. Smoking, Alcohol, and Substance Use / Anna Rita Spein -- 13. Genetic Susceptibility / Robert Hegele and Rebecca Pollex -- 14. Cold Exposure, Adaptation, and Performance / Tiina Makinen and Mika Rytkonen -- pt. 4. Consequences -- 15. Infectious Diseases / Anders Koch, Michael Bruce and Preben Homoe -- 16. Cardiovascular Diseases, Diabetes, and Obesity / Marit Jorgensen and Kue Young -- 17. Cancer / Jeppe Friborg and Sven Hassler -- 18. Injuries and Violence / Kue Young and Sven Hassler -- 19. Mental Health and Suicide / Anne Silviken and Siv Kvernmo -- 20. Maternal and Child Health / Jon Oyvind Odland and Laura Arbour -- pt. 5. Strategies -- 21. Improving the Health of Arctic Populations / Peter Bjerregaard, Kue Young and James Berner
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-478)
Subject Health Transition.
Health Status.
Indians, North American.
Inuits.
Public Health.
Arctic peoples -- Health and hygiene
Health transition -- Arctic regions
Indigenous peoples -- Health and hygiene -- Arctic regions
Public health -- Arctic regions
Health transition.
Indigenous peoples -- Health and hygiene.
Public health.
Arctic regions.
Arctic Regions.
Arctic Regions.
Form Electronic book
Author Bjerregaard, Peter, M.D.
Young, T. Kue.
ISBN 144268819X
9781442688193