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Geographic methods for health services research : a focus on the rural-urban continuum / edited by Thomas C. Ricketts ... [et al.]
Bib ID 325318
Format BookBook
Description Lanham, MD : University Press of America, c1994 
375 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0819195324 (alkaline paper)
0819195332 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Full contents
  • Ch. 1. Introduction / John Florin
  • Ch. 2. A Focus on Rural and Regional Health Care Delivery / Thomas C. Ricketts. Point of Departure: Population Density and Research / Diana N. Osborne and Lucy A. Savitz
  • Ch. 3. Changes and Measures in the Crucial Dimension of Population / Melinda Meade. Point of Departure: Data Sources for Health Services Research / Lucy A. Savitz and Lise K. Fondren
  • Ch. 4. Access to Health Services / Thomas C. Ricketts and Lucy A. Savitz. Point of Departure: Access and Cartography / Lucy A. Savitz and Don Albert
  • Ch. 5. Health Professions Distributions / Wilbert M. Gesler and Lucy A. Savitz. Point of Departure: Community-Based Measures of Underservice / Thomas C. Ricketts. Point of Departure: Tracking Doctors into the Twenty-First Century / Thomas R. Konrad
  • Ch. 6. Regionalization of Health Care / John Florin, Wilbert M. Gesler, Lucy A. Savitz and Lise K. Fondren. Point of Departure: Rural Places and Regionalization / John Florin.
  • Point of Departure: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) / Don Albert
  • Ch. 7. Methods for Defining Medical Service Areas / Kit Simpson, Susan DesHarnais, Anne Jacobs and Adrian Menapace. Point of Departure: Hospital Closure and Access to Hospital Services / John Lowe
  • Ch. 8. Contagious Diseases / Susan Cohn, Laura Moorhead, Melinda Meade and Don Albert. Point of Departure: Adjustment of Tuberculosis Incidence Rates / Peter S. Millard
  • Ch. 9. Evaluating Clusters of Adverse Health Outcomes / Timothy Aldrich, Lucy A. Savitz and Peggy Wittie. Point of Departure: State Cancer Control Map and Data Program Analyses / Forrest Pommerenke.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-358) and index.

Subjects Rural health services -- Research -- Methodology.  |  Rural health services -- Maps.  |  Medical geography -- Methodology.  |  Medical geography -- Maps.  |  Rural health services -- United States -- Research -- Methodology.  |  Rural health services -- United States -- Maps.  |  Medical geography -- United States -- Methodology.  |  Medical geography -- United States -- Maps.
Other authors/contributors Ricketts, Thomas C

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