Medical Technology into Healthcare and Society by Alex Faulkner
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Medical Technology into Healthcare and Society
By Alex Faulkner

Medical Technology into Healthcare and Society

A Sociology of Devices, Innovation and Governance

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Medical Technology into Healthcare and Society by Alex Faulkner

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From bandage to the bioreactor, this book looks at five different device technologies from inception to healthcare practice, drawing on medical sociology, science and technology studies and political science. It examines 'evidence', regulation and governance processes, and diverse stakeholders in innovating the technologies that shape health care.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230001718
ISBN-10: 0230001718
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 257
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 28-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alex Faulkner

ALEX FAULKNER is Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Society, Health and Ethics, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, UK.

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