The technological invention of disease.

  title={The technological invention of disease.},
  author={Bj\orn M Hofmann},
  journal={Medical humanities},
  volume={27 1},
Technology has come to play a profound role in medicine since the middle of the 19th century, and many scholars have analysed the role of technology in medicine. Parallel to this development there has been a comprehensive debate on the concept of disease. This article combines these fields and investigates the influence of technology on the concept of disease. With reference to the literature it tries to elaborate an explicit account of the constitutive role of technology in relation to the… CONTINUE READING
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