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ENC1102 - Topic Guide - BC Online

About Technology in Medicine

“Any intervention that may be used for safe and effective prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of illness and disease. This includes the pharmaceuticals, devices, procedures and organizational systems used in health care.” (Wikipedia)

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Medical technology 

Medical mobile technolgy

Healthcare technology

Medical imaging technology

Diagnostic technology

Patients rights & privacy

Medical records

Topic Pages

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This topic page gives:

  • a topic overview
  • viewpoint essays (pros and cons)
  • academic journal articles
  • statistics
  • primary sources
  • video and audio

and much more!

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This topic page contains a pro/con article including:

  • background information
  • supporter arguments
  • opponents arguments
  • conclusion
  • statistics
  • further resources

and more!

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This report includes:

  • an introductory overview
  • pro/con debates
  • background information
  • chronology on the topic
  • an assessment of the current situation
  • tables and maps
  • bibliography of key sources

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