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Tele-oncology

Author: Maria Giovanna Gatti; Gabriella Pravettoni; Fabio Capello
Publisher: Cham : Springer, [2015] ©2015
Series: TELe-Health.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Giovanna Gatti; Gabriella Pravettoni; Fabio Capello
ISBN: 9783319163789 3319163787 3319163779 9783319163772
OCLC Number: 910935377
Description: 1 online resource (v, 89 pages).
Contents: 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.
Series Title: TELe-Health.
Responsibility: Giovanna Gatti, Gabriella Pravettoni, Fabio Capello, editors.

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