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Author Oudshoorn, Nelly, 1950-
Title Telecare technologies and the transformation of healthcare [electronic resource] / Nelly Oudshoorn.
Publication Info. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series Health, technology, and society.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- Who cares? -- Theorizing technology and the transformation of healthcare -- Promises, scenarios and silences -- Resistances and boundary work -- Telecare workers : the invisible profession -- How places matter in healthcare : physical and digital proximity -- Patients as diagnostic agents : invisible work and selective use -- Inspecting bodies and coping with disease at home -- Conclusions : the importance of place, proximity and diversity.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Home Care Services.
Remote Consultation.
Home care services -- Technological innovations.
Telecommunication in medicine.
Telemedicine.
Home Care Services -- trends.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: Oudshoorn, Nelly, 1950- Telecare technologies and the transformation of healthcare. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 9780230300200 (DLC) 2011030621
ISBN 9780230348967 (electronic bk.)
0230348963 (electronic bk.)
9780230300200
0230300200
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