Korea

A Geomedical Monograph of the REPUBLIC OF KOREA

  • Chin Thack Soh

Part of the Medizinische Länderkunde Geomedical Monograph Series book series (LÄNDERKUNDE, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Chin Thack Soh
    Pages 1-2
  3. Chin Thack Soh
    Pages 3-36
  4. Chin Thack Soh
    Pages 51-95
  5. Chin Thack Soh
    Pages 95-122
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 123-149

About this book

Introduction

For over 30 years I have been engaged as a parasitolo­ nitz, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, was arranged in the pres­ gist in research on endemic diseases in our land. However, ence of Professor Jusatz. lt was indeed a great honor for I have been somewhat dissatisfied within my heart of me, but I also felt a very heavy responsibility; how to set hearts from the point of view of a medical person. Most of up the scheme, how to collect the materials, how to di­ gest, analyze and compile them in accordance with the us, myself included, handle disease sectionally, not com­ prehensively. Clinicians pay more attention to finding ef­ original goals. I frankly confess to realizing how limited fective drugs, medical scientists concentrate more effort my knowledge was at the same time. Poor editing would on clarifying pathologic etiology, and public health work­ result in dishonor not only to myself, but to my country ers are more concerned with environmental sanitation. as well. Now at this juncture, the point of editing, I am filled Thus, most of us generally neglect to search out the with deep emotion. In spite of limited time and knowl­ causal relation of a certain disease. For a disease to be established various factors must be involved: agent, ecolo­ edge, this manuscript will be prepared for edition at all gy, hosts, carriers, transmitters, habits, geographic and events.

Keywords

Geomedizin Südkorea /Geographie Südkorea /Medizin, Gesundheitswesen attention diseases drugs emotion environment etiology geography health heart parasite public health tuberculosis

Authors and affiliations

  • Chin Thack Soh
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Tropical MedicineYonsei UniversitySeoulKorea

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-67135-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-67137-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-67135-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0076-6151
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