NEW BOOK: FUTURE HEALTH

Gabriel Landini G.Landini at bham.ac.uk
Tue Nov 7 13:17:39 EST 1995


New book!
 
Pickover, C. (1995) FUTURE HEALTH, Computers and Medicine in the
Twenty-First Century.  St. Martin's Press:  New York.
ISBN 0-312-12602-6.
 
This collection considers the tremendous effects that computers will
have on medicine and medical service in the next century.  The book also
gives a sampling of state-of-the-art application of computers in
medicine.  The chapters describe:
 
o futuristic operating rooms
o the challenges of future medical schools in preparing 21st-century
  physicians
o futuristic fractal models in pathology
o the use of new medical imaging technologies
o the use of electronic gophers to obtain medical information
o digital dentistry
o the use of artificial intelligence in medical diagnosis
o computer conferencing for medical consulting
o bloodless robotic surgery
o making solid models from medical images
o futuristic examinations rooms
and much more....



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