[Medico-geographical analysis of the territory: the experience of research in the European North of Russia].

Gigiena i sanitariia

PubMedID: 24003711

Detailed analysis of medical-geographical peculiarities in the regions of the European North of Russia is presented Medico-geographical characteristics were revealed to impose certain restrictions on the economic development of the region and serve as prerequisites for the occurrence regional pathologies. The importance of such research to identify spatial patterns in changes in health indices in connection with the regional features and landscape-epidemiological situation has been shown. The main factors contributing to the occurrence and development of natural focal diseases caused by feral herd infections in the investigated area have been described