second edition, is a compendium of GIS methods and applications of those methods to public health research. Cromley and McLafferty set out an ambitious. GIS and Public Health (Second Edition). By Ellen K. Cromley and Sara L. McLafferty. New York, NY: Guilford Press. + xxiv. ISBN: GIS and Public Health by Ellen K. Cromley and Sara L. McLafferty. Katie Algeo. Pages Published online: 14 Mar Download citation.

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Description Authoritative and comprehensive, this is the leading text and professional resource on using geographic information systems GIS to analyze and address public health problems.

Anas Aw marked it as to-read Feb 05, The authors have retained the strengths of the original-clear, concise, and practical introductions to GIS, healtu data, spatial thinking, and spatial analysis in public health science-and have added important new content. The companion Web page provides lab exercises with data that can be downloaded for individual or course use.

McLafferty has published articles in geography, epidemiology, and urban studies journals and is an Associate Editor of the journal Health and Place.

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Basic GIS concepts and tools are explained, including ways to access and manage spatial databases. CromleySara McLafferty No preview available – Cromley’s research is primarily concerned with geographical patterns of health and disease, health facility location, and GIS design to support public health surveillance and intervention programs.

Numerous maps, diagrams, and real-world applications are featured. Amelia marked it as to-read Oct 24, Cromley and Sara L.

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Kimmo rated it it was amazing Jul 28, Exploring the Ecology of Vector-Borne Disease. Described are ways that GIS can be used to map health events, identify disease clusters, investigate environmental health problems, understand the spread of communicable and vector-borne infectious disease, and more. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Numerous tables, figures, and concrete examples are included.


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New to This Edition Incorporates major technological advances, such as Internet-based mapping systems and the rise of data from cell phones and other GPS-enabled devices. Ngoy Nsenga marked it as to-read Feb 28, This andd written resource provides a comprehensive introduction to the use of geographic information systems GIS in analyzing and addressing public health problems.

CromleySara L. This is a quintessential book for modern public health. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. No eBook available Guilford Press Amazon. The book presents state-of-the-art methods for mapping and analyzing data hea,th population, health events, risk factors, and health services, and for incorporating geographical knowledge into planning and policy.