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Care at a Distance: On the Closeness of Technology

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Care at a Distance: On the Closeness of Technology
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Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 9089643974
ISBN-13: 9789089643971
Number of pages: 204

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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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