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書名 Tele-oncology / edited by Giovanna Gatti, Gabriella Pravettoni, Fabio Capello
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2015
國際標準書號 9783319163789 (electronic bk.)
9783319163772 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-16378-9 doi
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (v, 89 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
系列 TELe-Health, 2198-6037
TELe-Health
附註 1 Introduction -- 2 Overview and Background -- PART I - Fields of application 3 The community: Early diagnosis and prevention -- 4 The hospital: Improving hospital care for people with cancer -- 5 Home-based care for a better quality of life: Treatment, monitoring and follow-up -- PART II - Technical Issues 6 New technologies and new frontiers -- 7 The social web -- PART III - Complex Scenarios and Special Settings -- 8 Rural and extreme rural settings -- 9 Tele-oncology in developing countries -- PART IV - eLearning 10 Education and distant learning -- 11 Health education to improve prevention -- 12 Conclusions
This book explains how telemedicine can offer solutions capable of improving the care and survival rates of cancer patients and can also help patients to live a normal life in spite of their condition. Different fields of application - community, hospital, and home based - are examined, and detailed attention is paid to the use of tele-oncology in rural/extreme rural settings and in developing countries. The impact of new technologies and the opportunities afforded by the social web are both discussed. The concluding chapters consider eLearning in relation to cancer care and assess the scope for eDucation to improve prevention. No medical condition can shatter people's lives as cancer does today, and the need to develop strategies to reduce the disease burden and improve quality of life is paramount. Readers will find this new volume in Springer's TELe Health series to be a rich source of information on the important contribution that can be made by telemedicine in achieving these goals
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Telecommunication in medicine
Cancer -- Patients -- Medical care -- Evaluation
Medicine & Public Health
Oncology
Health Informatics
User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction
Medical Education
Alt Author Gatti, Giovanna, editor
Pravettoni, Gabriella, editor
Capello, Fabio, editor
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