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Health Technology Sourcebook - (Health Reference Series) (Hardcover)

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Bringing together information from the National Institutes of Health and other agencies and associations, this resource explains aspects of health technology. It describes concepts in medical technology, telehealth, telemedicine, and e-health, as well as types of telemedicine technology, its benefits, health technology assessment, and technology and health care expenditure; the use of technology in preventive healthcare, including medical devices, the use of big data, and screening and detection technologies; diagnostic technology, including imaging, diagnostic testing, precision medicine, and wireless patient monitoring systems; technology in medical and surgical treatment, nutrigenomics, nanotechnology, robotics, and advanced therapies like tissue and cartilage engineering, regenerative medicine, and light therapy and brain function; rehabilitation and assistive technologies, such as for vision and hearing loss; health information technology; legal and ethical concerns related to privacy, confidentiality, and cloning; and the future of health technology in relation to artificial brains, computational modeling, stem cell research, medical applications of 3D printing, the microneedle patch for flu vaccination, and photonic dosimetry. Online access is included. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 516
Genre: Reference, Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: General, Reference
Series Title: Health Reference Series
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Omnigraphics Inc
Language: English
Street Date: March 30, 2018
TCIN: 52197933
UPC: 9780780815919
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-2471
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