ISSN 2409-5834

The practice of medical cartography from a historical perspective

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Alexey Yu. Kuzmenkov, Veronika M. Ostapenko, Roman S. Kozlov


This work covers the main stages in the development of medical cartography as a branch of medical geography. The author reveals the origin and early development of this analytical method when the development or preparation of maps with the inclusion of health information acquired the magnitude of a scientific activity. The late 18th-century military practice of mapping diseases is illustrated.

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