n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Technology in medicine : guest editorial

Volume 21, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... FRED N SANDERS BDS, Dip Data Editor CME Technology in medicine The development of new technology has been a boon to some and a bane to others. There is no doubt that it has benefited many patients and health care professionals, but there are always caveats, which will be noted as a recurring admonition in many of the articles in this issue. There is a considerable temptation to leave all the work of diagnosis, monitoring and sometimes even decision making to the machine . Clinicians are warned against allowing machines to take over, and specific instances are mentioned where it can be life-threatening. This issue of CMElooks at various areas of medicine where technology plays quite a large role. In ..

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