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.

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Subject(s)
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.
ISBN
  • 9780230300200 (hardback)
  • 0230300200 (hardback)
LCCN
2011030621
OCLC
729342647
RCP
C - S

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