Table of contents for The Machine at the bedside : strategies for using technology in patient care / edited by Stanley Joel Reiser, Michael Anbar.

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Part I. Overview: 1. The machine at the bedside: technological transformations of practices and values
Part II. Scientific Dimensions of Technology: 2. Penetrating the black box: physical principles behind health care technology
3. Biological bullets: side effects of health care technology
Part III. Creation and Dissemination of Technology: 4. The engineering-industrial innovations: clinical diffusion of health care technology
5. Embracing or rejecting innovations: clinical diffusion of health care technology
Part IV. Organizing Technology in Clinical Settings: 6. Technology' front line: the intensive care unit
7. Action with dispatch: technology in the emergency department
Part V. Applying Technology in Clinical Practice: 8. The unwanted suitor: law and the use of health care technology
9. The machine and the marketplace: economic considerations in applying health care technology
10. The technological strategist: employing techniques of clinical decision making
11. The technological target: involving the patient in clinical choices
12. Does technology work? judging the validity of clinical evidence
Case studies

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Medical technology United States Evaluation, Medical care United States Evaluation