Care at a Distance: On the Closeness of Technology
by Jeannette Pols
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2012
Number of pages: 204
Combining detailed ethnographic studies of nurses and patients involved in telecare with a broad theoretical frameworks from various disciplines, the author concludes that these practices leads to more rather than less intense caring relations, resulting from a spectacular raise in the frequency of contacts between nurses and patients.
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