By Alun E Joseph, David Phillips
This e-book combines a wide-ranging theoretical view of accessibility and usage with empirical event from a number of similar health-care supply structures - these of the uk, the us, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The authors specialize in basic health-care provision, but in addition contemplate secondary and tertiary amenities. the place prior clinical geography texts have handled sickness ecology, this e-book presents a entire evaluate of contemporary geographical examine into the overall healthiness provider procedure and its usage. The e-book is obviously established and good written, permitting scholars to understand the necessities of the topic. The skilful use of references will let extra complicated scholars to persist with up the themes in larger element.
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Accessibility and Utilization: Geographical Perspectives on Health Care Delivery by Alun E Joseph, David Phillips