Cybermedicine: How Computing Empowers Doctors and Patients for Better Care / Edition 2

Cybermedicine: How Computing Empowers Doctors and Patients for Better Care / Edition 2

by Warner V. Slack
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787956317

ISBN-13: 9780787956318

Pub. Date: 08/16/2001

Publisher: Wiley

In this revised and updated edition of Cybermedicine, author Warner Slack presents a compelling argument for the use of computers for initial diagnosis and assessment, treatment decisions, self-care, research, prevention, and—above all—patient empowerment.

Overview

In this revised and updated edition of Cybermedicine, author Warner Slack presents a compelling argument for the use of computers for initial diagnosis and assessment, treatment decisions, self-care, research, prevention, and—above all—patient empowerment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787956318
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/16/2001
Edition description:
Revised and Upd
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
New Prefacexv
Preface to First Editionxix
Part 1Cybermedicine and the Patient1
1Providing Information to Patients3
2Patient-Computer Dialogue13
3Cybermedicine as a Patient's Assistant29
4Cybermedicine in Psychology and Psychiatry45
5The Patient On-Line67
Part 2Cybermedicine and the Clinician85
6Cybermedicine in the Hospital and Clinic87
7Cybermedicine in the Care of the Patient107
8How Well Does It Work?121
9The Clinician On-Line133
10Confidentiality143
Part 3Modern Times161
11Barriers to Cybermedicine163
12The Importance of Being Ernst175
13New Horizons185
Epilogue193
Bibliography and Further Reading207
About the Author241
Index243

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