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Define Medical Technology.  

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reyesreymark | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted June 14, 2013 at 9:26 AM via web

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Define Medical Technology.


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readerofbooks | College Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted June 14, 2013 at 1:03 PM (Answer #1)

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This is a great question. It is not easy to define things with words, as definitions can be very flexible. With this said, there are several things to say about medical technology. 

Medical technology encompasses two fields - medicine and technology. The goal is to produce products and techniques to treat patients in a more effective manner. The goal is to bring great health and happiness to patients through more effective treatments of diseases and medical conditions. More specifically, medical technology seeks to diagnose problems early as possible, use less invasive treatments, and cut down on rehabilitation times. In short, the goal is to increase the quality of life. 


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