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This addition to the visually stimulating Sci-Hi series looks at the application of science and new technologies to medicine and health, from drugs and surgery to scanners and robots, and how they affect our lives. It looks at new materials, discoveries, and inventions, and assesses their environmental impact.
Table of Contents
What Is Medical Technology? 4
Some Early Medical Technology 6
Diagnosing Disease 8
Hearts, Surgery, and Technology 18
Life Support 24
Lasers and Ultrasound 26
Replacement Surgery 30
Technology at the Start of Life 34
Nanotechnology and Genetic Technology 38
Find Out More 46