The Resource The sorcerer's apprentice : how medical imaging is changing health care, Bruce J. Hillman, Jeff C. Goldsmith

The sorcerer's apprentice : how medical imaging is changing health care, Bruce J. Hillman, Jeff C. Goldsmith

Label
The sorcerer's apprentice : how medical imaging is changing health care
Title
The sorcerer's apprentice
Title remainder
how medical imaging is changing health care
Statement of responsibility
Bruce J. Hillman, Jeff C. Goldsmith
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Many will remember the segment of "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" in the Disney film Fantasia; it is a perfect metaphor for medical imaging as it stands today. The apprentice magician tests his nascent skills at sorcery by bringing common household items to life and putting them to work. At first, things go well, but eventually he loses control, and chaos ensues. Medical imaging, too, could spin out of control. The benefits of imaging are undeniable. In the past thirty years, innovations like CT, MRI, and PET scanning have not only markedly reduced clinical risk for patients but have als
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
616.07/54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC78.7.D53
LC item number
H55 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The sorcerer's apprentice : how medical imaging is changing health care, Bruce J. Hillman, Jeff C. Goldsmith
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The most important physician you'll never meet -- The rise of medical imaging -- Imaging's leap to curative medicine -- The risks of medical imaging examinations -- Economic consequences of successful innovation : the imaging boom -- Digital pioneers : globalization and corporatization -- Red in tooth and claw : moral hazard and the struggle for control of medical imaging services -- Imaging to screen for life-threatening diseases : its promise and its problems -- The future of medical imaging -- Making the best use of imaging's expansive toolbox
Control code
ocn670237475
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 250 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199780709
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36579609
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)670237475
  • pebc0199780706

Library Locations

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