Technology and Medical Practice: Blood, Guts and Machines by Boel Berner,Ericka, Dr Johnson,Boel, Professor Berner

By Boel Berner,Ericka, Dr Johnson,Boel, Professor Berner

The complex applied sciences getting used in analysis and care inside glossy medication, when aiding and making scientific practices attainable, can also clash with proven traditions of drugs and care.

What occurs to the sufferer in a technologized clinical surroundings? How are doctors', nurses' and clinical scientists' practices replaced while artefacts are concerned? How is wisdom negotiated, or family of energy reconfigured? expertise and clinical perform addresses those advancements and dilemmas, targeting a variety of practices with applied sciences inside hospitals and sociotechnical platforms of care.

Combining technological know-how and expertise stories with scientific sociology, the historical past of drugs and feminist methods to technology, this publication offers analyses of artefacts-in-use throughout various settings in the united kingdom, united states and Europe, and may attract sociologists, anthropologists and students of technological know-how and expertise alike.

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