Princeton University Library Catalog

Telecare technologies and the transformation of healthcare / Nelly Oudshoorn.

Author:
Oudshoorn, Nelly, 1950- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Description:
x, 241 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and 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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780230300200 (hardback)
  • 0230300200 (hardback)
LCCN:
2011030621
OCLC:
729342647
RCP:
C - S