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Background: GIS Applications and Case Studies

  • Author(s): 04, CCTP
  • Albert, Don
  • Editor(s): Palladino, Steve
  • et al.
Abstract

This unit presents (1) a case study and (2) a bibliographic resource for GIS in the medical field. The case study illustrates the use of a GIS to monitor and analyze spatial patterns of physicians' multiple locations. This case highlights data location, acquisition and assessment, join and relational operators, geocoding and distance calculations, and standard query language.

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