Technology And Medicine : The Medical Field With Extreme Advances

1443 Words Dec 13th, 2016 6 Pages
Technology In Medicine

Introduction

As computers have become the back bone of our society, it is only natural that they would affect and influence medicine. Technology has basically found its way into every single human industry so it only makes sense that it could venture into and explode the medical field with extreme advances. Computers help doctors make medical research discoveries, help the world understand disease, test different medical techniques or samples and more; they affect every aspect of medicine in hospitals, private practice and even in your own home. They provide a network to globally announce and spread medical discoveries in the faster way than anyone could have ever imagined. They allow for different medical facilities to communicate effectively, transfer patient records and ensure the utmost accuracy in diagnosing and treating patients. Things that we could not have even imagined have become a reality and a regularity amongst us. For the burn victim that got all new skin, the cancer patient that now has a high chance of survival or the war veteran that gets a bionic working limb, or a new 3D printed appendage. Breakthroughs with Alzheimer’s, diabetes, AID’S, and so much more are on the verge and shaking the world. However, there are many things we have yet to break, like autoimmune diseases such as lupus and fibromyalgia or degenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis. With these advances also comes ethical concerns and…

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