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Surgeons and the Scope (Collection on Technology and Work)

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Zetka describes the impact of the laparoscope on the work lives of contemporary surgeons, and how it has revolutionized surgery as nothing ever has.

Book News Annotation:

Not the stethoscope, the icon identifying physicians in practice and society since the 19th century, but the video laparoscope, is the concern here of Zetka (sociology, State U. of New York- Albany. He explores how the skill-disrupting technology overturned the staid hierarchy in the surgery profession during the 1980s and 1990s. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801441592
Author:
Zetka, James
Publisher:
ILR Press
Author:
Zetka, James R.
Location:
Ithaca, N.Y.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Surgery - General
Subject:
Industrial sociology
Subject:
Instruments & Supplies
Subject:
Telecommunication in medicine
Subject:
Video endoscopy.
Subject:
Video endoscopy - Social aspects
Subject:
Health and Medicine-History of Medicine
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Collection on Technology and Work
Series Volume:
no. 85
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.22x6.38x.81 in. 1.03 lbs.

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