21st-Century Miracle Medicine

RoboSurgery, Wonder Cures, and the Quest for Immortality

Authors: Wyke, Alexandra

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The future of healthcare may be very simple. You will sit in your living room chair and drink your tea, coffee, and beer. As you sip, the chair will absorb an encyclopedia of knowledge about your physical state of affairs. A life-management computer in your kitchen will integrate the data and then display it for you on your watch face. A daily physical work-up precisely tailored to your body will pop up on the display, showing you what you have to do over the next 24 hours to avoid all the major disease processes currently plaguing the world. This comprehensive data bank will draw on all the world's medical databases, which have been integrated to help you prevent disease. You will rise from your chair and undertake an exact modicum of exercise tailored to your requirements, performing proscribed activities that will build your stamina precisely based on your "chair data. " The health status-monitoring sweatshirt that you wear during exercise will continue its analysis throughout the day. Your diet will be calibrated from your medical database, which vii viii 21st-CENTURY MIRACLE MEDICINE will be stored in a now-common bathroom appliance, the special preventive care server. In fact, clothed in your own domestic decor, the home will become the most sophisticated medical center in the world. All you have to do is keep going, as medicine becomes an invisible service, and your life will be effortlessly extended ten to twenty years.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
21st-Century Miracle Medicine
Book Subtitle
RoboSurgery, Wonder Cures, and the Quest for Immortality
Authors
Copyright
1997
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Alexandra Wyke
eBook ISBN
978-1-4899-3466-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4899-3466-6
Softcover ISBN
978-0-306-45565-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 352
Number of Illustrations and Tables
38 b/w illustrations
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