The Engines of Hippocrates: From the Dawn of Medicine to Medical and Pharmaceutical Informatics / Edition 1

The Engines of Hippocrates: From the Dawn of Medicine to Medical and Pharmaceutical Informatics / Edition 1

by Barry Robson, O. K. Baek, Robson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470289538

ISBN-13: 9780470289532

Pub. Date: 06/22/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Encouraging the understanding of humans and disease down to the molecular level, The Engines of Hippocrates presents the hands-on perspective of authors Robson and Ekins as they explain the history and techniques of, and assess the potential for, information-based medicine to improve the costs, efficiency, and practice of pharmaceutical and medical science.

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Encouraging the understanding of humans and disease down to the molecular level, The Engines of Hippocrates presents the hands-on perspective of authors Robson and Ekins as they explain the history and techniques of, and assess the potential for, information-based medicine to improve the costs, efficiency, and practice of pharmaceutical and medical science. Covering a broad range of topics, the book presents scientists pursuing drug research and development as well as principal investigators, principal scientists, and research directors with timely topics that are impacting the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470289532
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Series:
Wiley Series on Technologies for the Pharmaceutical Industry Series, #5
Pages:
598
Sales rank:
1,294,508
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

About the Authors.

1 A Short Preview of Mankind, Medicine, Molecules, and Machines.

2 From Prehistory to Hippocrates.

3 The Road to the New Medicine.

4 The Imminent Challenge: Medicine as an Industry.

5 The Next Decade: Personalized Medicine and the Digital Patient Record.

6 Enforcing your Rights: Medical Ethics, Consent, Privacy, and IT.

7 Holistic Medicine and IT.

8 Architecting It All.

9 Guardian Angels: Knowing Our Molecules, Drug and Vaccine Design, Medical Decision Support, Medical Vigilance and Defense.

10 What Next? At One with the Engines of Hippocrates.

Glossary.

Clinical Trial Terms.

Notes, Bibliography, and Further Reading Guide.

Index. 

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