The Future of Medicine

The Future of Medicine

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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.Cells still do grow through those stents, however, so the next generation of stents, which have been available for only about ... These drugs slowly diffuse from the metal structure, therefore are called drug-eluting stents, and they prevent the cells of ... So far, the results have been mixed in that the stents work fine initially and are absorbed, but the vessel frequently has ... lasers are being studied to open clogged coronary arteries and arteries with long blockages such as those in the leg.

Title:The Future of Medicine
Author:Stephen C. Schimpff
Publisher:Thomas Nelson Inc - 2007-08-05


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