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Descriptor in English: Geography, Medical
Descriptor in Spanish: Geografía Médica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Geografia Médica
Descriptor in French: Géographie médicale
Entry term(s): Geomedicine
Medical Geography
Nosogeography
Tree number(s): H01.277.500.097
H02.403.352
Scope note: The area of medicine concerned with the effects on health and disease due to geographic factors such as CLIMATE, environmental conditions, and geographic location.
Annotation: IM as the discipline (education, history, etc); NIM with no qualifiers as a coordinate
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2013
DeCS UI: 55119
Descriptor UI: D062306
Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Geography, Medical - Preferred
Concept UI M0009183
Scope note The area of medicine concerned with the effects on health and disease due to geographic factors such as CLIMATE, environmental conditions, and geographic location.
Preferred term Geography, Medical
Entry term(s) Geomedicine
Medical Geography
Nosogeography



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