TITLE

"Have we taken leave of our senses?''

AUTHOR(S)
Morgenstern, Leon
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Surgical Innovation;Jun2005, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p183
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Presents scenarios which signify the end of an era in medical history when physicians relied on their senses for the diagnosis of disease. Factors that minimized the importance of the senses in surgical intensive care units; Description of the use of the sense of touch in laparoscopic surgery; Senses replaced by the use of robotics in surgery.
ACCESSION #
17754034

 

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