New Technologies in Health Care

Challenge, Change and Innovation

  • Andrew Webster

Part of the Health, Technology and Society book series (HTE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: New Technologies in Health Care: Opening the Black Bag

  3. Genetic Risk, Reproduction and Identity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Aditya Bharadwaj, Lindsay Prior, Paul Atkinson, Angus Clarke, Mark Worwood
      Pages 11-24
    3. Gillian Lewando Hundt, Josephine Green, Jane Sandall, Janet Hirst, Shenaz Ahmed, Jenny Hewison
      Pages 25-39
  4. Information and Empowerment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Eileen Green, Frances Griffiths, Flis Henwood, Sally Wyatt
      Pages 71-83
    3. Tracy Finch, Carl May, Maggie Mort, Frances Mair
      Pages 84-96
    4. Katie Ward, Mark Davis, Paul Flowers
      Pages 97-111
  5. Innovation, Context and Meaning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Jane Seymour, Elizabeth Ettorre, Janet Heaton, Gloria Lankshear, David Mason, Jane Noyes
      Pages 131-145
  6. Regulation and Evaluation of IHTs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Nik Brown, Alex Faulkner, Julie Kent, Mike Michael
      Pages 194-210
    3. David Armstrong
      Pages 232-241
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 242-275

About this book


The first detailed and comprehensive analysis of the implications of new health technologies for society, the delivery of health care, and the very meaning of health itself. It is based on new, critical social science research integrated according to core themes, making it accessible and engaging to both students and researchers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Andrew Webster
    • 1
  1. 1.University of YorkUK

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