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TitleMapping Russia's Natural Focal Diseases [electronic resource] : History and Contemporary Approaches / by Svetlana Malkhazova, Varvara Mironova, Natalia Shartova, Dmitry Orlov
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
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Descript XXII, 205 p. 201 illus., 170 illus. in color. online resource


This book is the first scientific publication on diseases caused by agents circulating in natural environments independently from humans, covering the whole territory of the Russian Federation. It contains diverse and multifaceted information, both in textual and cartographic form. The book focuses on the historical and current distribution of natural-focal diseases in Russia, epidemiological aspects, natural and socio-economic determinants conducing natural foci. With a series of maps this book depicts population morbidity rates in particular regions and on a national level for the 21st century. With numerous color illustrations this book appeals to a wide audience and is of particular interest to geographers, environmental workers, epidemiologists and other specialists interested in environmental and public health issues


Preface -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Chapter 2 Natural and socio-economic conditions -- Chapter 3 The hosts and vectors of natural focal diseases -- Chapter 4 The spread of primary natural focal diseases -- Chapter 5 Territorial organization of sanitary and epidemiological services -- Conclusion -- Authors -- Bibliography -- Maps, illustrations and photo credits.

Medical geography Epidemiology Cultural geography Environmental Medicine Medical Geography. Epidemiology. Cultural Geography. Environmental Health. Public Health. Animal Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography.


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