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Descriptor English: Geography, Medical
Descriptor Spanish: Geografía Médica
Descriptor Portuguese: Geografia Médica
Descriptor French: Géographie médicale
Entry term(s): Geomedicine
Medical Geography
Nosogeography
Tree number(s): H01.277.500.097
H02.403.352
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062306
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
Previous Indexing: Geography (1964-2012)
Public MeSH Note: 2013
History Note: 2013
Entry Version: GEOGR MED
DeCS ID: 55119
Unique ID: D062306
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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