1921
Volume 16, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
USD

Abstract

The title of this book, written by a well-known figure with immense experience in communicable diseases and in problems of international health, attracts immediate attention as a subject badly in need of authoritative examination and attention. The declared scope and Chapter headings leave no doubt that Dr. Felsenfeld is aware of the magnitude of his task for which his experience is almost unique. In the introductory chapters he presents, convincingly yet impersonally, a scholarly approach to his subject combined with the practical viewpoint of an experienced field worker, enunciating general principles that anyone—lay or professional—entering the field of health in tropical (or other) regions could read with advantage. The importance of ecology, of socioeconomic matters, of selective pressures on etiologic factors, of matrices of diseases and other fundamental considerations are brought together effectively though in very general terms in the introductory section.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.1967.16.560
1967-07-01
2017-09-25
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.4269/ajtmh.1967.16.560
Loading

Most Cited This Month

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error