The Future of Medicine: Megatrends in Health Care That Will Improve Your Quality of Life - eBook  -     By: Stephen C. Schmimpff
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Thomas Nelson / 2007 / ePub

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A comprehensive look at the megatrends transforming today's health care---and how they affect you! Drawing on the latest research, Schimpff shows how the old paradigm of "detect and treat" is giving way to "predict and prevent." Learn how some vaccines may stop cancer, new devices can relieve depression, ancient medical traditions are affecting contemporary treatments, and more.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2007
ISBN: 9781418571306
ISBN-13: 9781418571306

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Make the most of the latest advances in medicine!

  • Vaccines that prevent cancer and chronic disease
  • Surgery simulation and robots in the operating room
  • Smaller, more powerful medical devices that help your heart beat, relieve depression, replace organs, and more

Are you confused by what you hear in the media about modern medical advances? Do you really understand genomics? How pharmacogenomics can change your life? How information technology will change the way medicine is practiced?and help you lead a longer life?

The Future of Medicine is the first and only book to identify megatrends in:

  • genomics
  • stem cells
  • vaccines
  • medical devices
  • imaging equipment
  • amazing new approaches in the operating room
  • digitizing medical records
  • ancient healing practices
  • health safety

The megatrends will not only improve your quality of life but ultimately lower your health-care costs. Using layman's terms, Dr. Schimpff explains the science of what's happening on the medical frontier in ways you can understand?and shows you how to make the most of it now.

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