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Mapping Epidemics

Brent H. Hoff

Mapping Epidemics

A Historical Atlas of Disease

by Brent H. Hoff

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Reference - Atlases,
  • Science & Technology - Medicine,
  • Technology - Medicine,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Science,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Atlases,
  • Epidemiology,
  • History,
  • Medical geography,
  • Social medicine,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCharles H. Calisher (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9635678M
    ISBN 100613726618
    ISBN 109780613726610
    OCLC/WorldCa173088242


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Mapping Epidemics by Brent H. Hoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although only pages long, the book is a concise compendium of 32 different diseases that historically have caused epidemics or possibly could cause epidemics.

There is a brief but comprehensive summary of each disease's history, the cause(s) of each disease and what modern medicine has done to prevent any outbreak of that particular by: 9.

Covering thirty-five of the world's most threatening epidemics, this book outlines causes, treatments, and maps of each epidemic's spread, as well as provides photographs and stories highlighting the personal impact of these illnesses. It also contains an excellent /5.

THE ATLAS OF DISEASE stands out Mapping Epidemics book and shoulders among other novels in this genre. There are 4 sections to the book: airborne, waterborne, insects and animals, and human to human. Each chapter in the section then outlines a disease, from AIDS to Zika/5(48).

TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. (Take a look at some of my more recent reviews for the books that were read.) While in the Children's Room, I noticed the book on display, "Mapping Epidemics"; the book had been catalogued as "Juvenile", J I borrowed the book.

I was pleasantly surprised to find that this book 5/5(2). The Atlas of Disease  is the first book to tell these stories in a new an innovative way, interweaving new maps with contemporary illustrations to chart some of the world's most deadly pandemics and epidemics.4/5.

Mapping the Risk and Distribution of Epidemics in the WHO African Region: a technical report 1. Disease Outbreaks – statistics and numerical data 2.

Epidemics – statistics and numerical data 3. Mapping Epidemics book Diseases statistics and numerical data 4. –Risk Assessment supply and distribution – statistics and numerical data 5. In The Atlas of Disease, Sandra Hempel reveals how maps have uncovered insightful information about the history of disease, from the seventeenth century plague maps that revealed the radical idea that diseases might be carried and spread by humans, to cholera maps in the s showing the disease was carried by water, right up to the AIDs epidemic in the s and the recent Reviews: Mapping for Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation VOLUME 5, ISSUE 2 The epidemiology toolbox is diverse and wonderful.

The statistical meth-ods alone are mind-boggling: you can get numbers to quantify associa-tions from here to kingdom come. After all, who doesn’t love to sit down at a tidy desk with a stack of analytic output to decipher.

But. This manual provides concise and up-to-date knowledge on 15 infectious diseases that have the potential to become international threats, and tips on how to respond to each of them.

The 21st century has already been marked by major epidemics. Old diseases - cholera, plague and yellow fever - have. Tools for Mapping and Predicting Epidemics ProMED and HealthMap are statistical tools used to forecast potential virus outbreaks.

In fact, recent work has incorporated statistical modeling, testing it with the Africa Ebola epidemic fromto demonstrate that it is possible to predict in advance the likely outbreak of epidemics between weeks prior to an : Mark Altaweel. In Disease Maps, Tom Koch contends that to understand epidemics and their history we need to think about maps of varying scale, from the individual body to shared symptoms evidenced across cities, nations, and the world.

Disease Maps begins with a brief review of epidemic mapping today and a detailed example of its power. Although only pages long, the book is a concise compendium of 32 different diseases that historically have caused epidemics or possibly could cause epidemics.

There is a brief but comprehensive summary of each disease's history, the cause(s) of each disease and what modern medicine has done to prevent any outbreak of that particular disease.5/5.

‘From the photographic archives of the early North American epidemic, to the emerging cartography of a global pandemic, to the rendering of the HIV virus itself, Mapping AIDS demonstrates the central role of visual media in crafting scientific knowledge, social meanings, and biomedical responses to disease, with powerful consequences for good Author: Lukas Engelmann.

John Snow, a doctor, and Henry Whitehead, a minister, are the heroes of Steven Johnson’s “The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic — and How It Changed Science, Cities. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

When I first saw Hempel's book, it reminded me of Kiple's earlier work, but left me far less impressed (or curious) than that book did when I first encountered it in the late s. The subtitle, Mapping deadly epidemics and contagion from the plague to the zika virus, is more precise than the title, The Atlas of Disease, as it is more accurate.

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Calisher and Brent H. Hoff (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Distribute a copy of the worksheet Mapping a London Epidemic to each student and, if possible, also project the color map of Cholera Deaths in Soho for students to refer to.

Have students work individually or in pairs to complete Part 1 by reading the summary, analyzing and discussing the map of cholera deaths, and answering the questions. Get this from a library. The atlas of disease: mapping deadly epidemics and contagion from the plague to the zika virus.

[Sandra Hempel] -- Behind every disease is a story, a complex narrative woven of multiple threads, from the natural history of the disease, to the tale of its discovery and its place in history. But what is vital in. Buy the Hardcover Book The Atlas Of Disease: Mapping Deadly Epidemics And Contagion From The Plague To The Zika Virus by Sandra Hempel atCanada's largest bookstore.

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The atlas of disease: mapping deadly epidemics and contagion from the plague to the zika virus. [Sandra Hempel] -- The Atlas of Disease gives a unique perspective on how epidemics have spread throughout history, from the fourteenth-century plague that devastated Europe and the lethal outbreaks of cholera in the.

Cartographers are mapping the coronavirus in more sophisticated ways than past epidemics. But visualizing outbreaks dates back to cholera and yellow fever. “Mapping Cholera” uses the GPS data collected by MSF on thousands of cases, along with several years’ of reporting that I have conducted to document the Haitian epidemic.

The Three Rules of Epidemics. In the mids, the city of Baltimore was attacked by an epidemic of syphilis. In the space of a year, from tothe number of children born with the disease increased by percent.

Meningococcal disease is hyperendemic to this region, and periodic epidemics during the dry season (December–June) reach up to 1, cases perpopulation. By contrast, rates of disease in the United States, Europe, Australia, and South America range from to 3.

John Snow (15 March – 16 June ) was an English physician and a leader in the development of anaesthesia and medical is considered one of the founders of modern epidemiology, in part because of his work in tracing the source of a cholera outbreak in Soho, London, inwhich he curtailed by removing the handle of a water pump.

Mapping the worldwide spread of misinformation about coronavirus. During infectious disease outbreaks and epidemics, social media play an important role in communicating verified facts and correct prevention tips to the masses, but also carry the risk of ‘virally’ spreading misinformation, confusion and fear among the general public [28, 29].

The Broad Street cholera outbreak (or Golden Square outbreak) was a severe outbreak of cholera that occurred in near Broad Street (now Broadwick Street) in the Soho district of the City of Westminster, London, England, and occurred during the – cholera pandemic happening worldwide.

This outbreak, which killed people, is best known for the physician John Snow's study of its. Design in the age of pandemics Throughout history, how we design and inhabit physical space has been a primary defense against epidemics By Diana Buddsam EDT.

This article is a list of the biggest known epidemics (including pandemics) caused by an infectious read non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease.

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