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The Future of Medicine

Megatrends in Health Care That Will Improve Your Quality of Life
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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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The Future of Medicine : Megatrends in Health Care That Will Improve Your Quality of Life, Stephen C. Schimpff, M.D.
  • The Future of Medicine : Megatrends in Health Care That Will Improve Your Quality of Life, Stephen C. Schimpff, M.D.

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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.

More Information

Length 288 Pages
Publication Date August 7, 2007
Company
  • Thomas Nelson
ISBN-10 0785221719
ISBN-13 9780785221715
Height 9.1"
Width 6"