Medical nanotechnology and nanomedicine [electronic resource] / Harry F. Tibbals.
By: Tibbals, Harry F.Material type: BookSeries: Perspectives in nanotechnology: Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2011Description: xxviii, 499 p. : ill., port.ISBN: 9781439808764 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Nanomedicine | NanotechnologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access. Also available in print edition.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. 1. Perspectives -- pt. 2. Beginnings of medical nanotechnology -- pt. 3. Future directions and transformations.
"This book is an introduction to nanoscience and nanotechnology as applied to medicine, written for doctors and patients, caregivers and laypersons, and all those who advise and make decisions on, or have an interest in, health care. The summary attempts to be comprehensive without being too detailed or technical. References and sources are given for those who wish to pursue an in-depth study on techniques, instruments, and practices. The book provides a comprehensive coverage of all areas in which nanotechnology may impact medicine and health-care management and delivery. It also provides a broad overview of the history, current global status, and potential prospects of nanotechnology and its impact on medicine and health in the broadest sense"--Provided by publisher.
Also available in print edition.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.