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The Resource Quantified Lives and Vital Data : Exploring Health and Technology Through Personal Medical Devices, Rebecca Lynch, Conor Farrington, editors, (electronic resource)

Quantified Lives and Vital Data : Exploring Health and Technology Through Personal Medical Devices, Rebecca Lynch, Conor Farrington, editors, (electronic resource)

Label
Quantified Lives and Vital Data : Exploring Health and Technology Through Personal Medical Devices
Title
Quantified Lives and Vital Data
Title remainder
Exploring Health and Technology Through Personal Medical Devices
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Lynch, Conor Farrington, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Dewey number
610.28
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lynch, Rebecca
  • Farrington, Conor
Series statement
Health, technology, and society
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  • Medical instruments and apparatus
  • Medical technology
Label
Quantified Lives and Vital Data : Exploring Health and Technology Through Personal Medical Devices, Rebecca Lynch, Conor Farrington, editors, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • ""Series Editorsâ#x80;#x99; Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""Editors and Contributors""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Tables""; ""Part I Introduction""; ""1 Personal Medical Devices: People and Technology in the Context of Health ""; ""PMDs as Conceptual Starting Point""; ""Researching PMDs""; ""References""; ""2 Theorising Personal Medical Devices ""; ""Introduction""; ""Defining Technology: Going Beyond the Thing Itself""; ""Theorising Technology: Five Key Themes""; ""Non-human Agency: The Mediating Role of Technology""; ""Technology, Life Itself and Life as Such""
  • ""New Technologies, New Distributions, New Challenges""""Technologies and Unintended Consequences: Lifehacking in the Sensor Society""; ""Conclusion: We have Always been Prosthetic""; ""References""; ""Part II Reconstructing the Personal: Bodies, Selves and PMDs""; ""3 Biosensing Networks: Sense-Making in Consumer Genomics and Ovulation Tracking ""; ""Introduction""; ""Health Biosensors for Sale: Their Claims and Promises""; ""Researching Biosensor Networks""; ""The Online Forums""; ""Making Sense of Genetic Susceptibilities""; ""Making Sense of Ovulation""
  • ""Knowing the Body: How and Where?""""References""; ""4 In/Visible Personal Medical Devices: The Insulin Pump as a Visual and Material Mediator Between Selves and Others ""; ""The â#x80;#x98;Pumperâ#x80;#x99; as Cyborg""; ""Researching Pumps and Pumping""; ""The Absent Pump""; ""Pumphrey""; ""Out of Sight, Out of Mind""; ""Pumps, Others and Otherness""; ""Making a Cyborg Body""; ""References""; ""5 Redrawing Boundaries Around the Self: The Case of Self-Quantifying Technologies ""; ""Introduction""; ""The â#x80;#x98;Quantified Selfâ#x80;#x99;""; ""Practices of Self-quantification 1""; ""Guessing Glucose Levels""
  • ""Overruling the Recommended â#x80;#x98;Recovery Timeâ#x80;#x99;""""Two Differing Responses""; ""Practices of Self-quantification 2""; ""Not Enough Calories Burned""; ""An Improved Vo2 Max""; ""The Effect of Different Types of Measurement""; ""The Performative Nature of Self-Quantification""; ""A Short Foray into Quantum Mechanics: The Double-Slit Experiments""; ""Self-Intra-Action""; ""Boundary Making Through Agential Cutting""; ""The Production of Fluid Selves""; ""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Part III Reconstructing the Medical: Data, Ethics, Discourse and PMDs""
  • ""6 Data as Transformational: Constrained and Liberated Bodies in an â#x80;#x98;Artificial Pancreasâ#x80;#x99; Study """"Introduction""; ""Diabetes and Data""; ""Sensemaking""; ""Study Context""; ""Findings: Transformed, Liberated, and Constrained Bodies""; ""Transformed Bodies""; ""Epistemological Transformations""; ""Metaphysical Transformations""; ""â#x80;#x98;Real Bonusesâ#x80;#x99; and â#x80;#x98;Little Doubtsâ#x80;#x99;: Liberated and Constrained Bodies""; ""Liberated Bodies""; ""Constrained Bodies""; ""Discussion""; ""References""; ""7 PMDs and the Moral Specialness of Medicine: An Analysis of the â#x80;#x98;Keepsake Ultrasoundâ#x80;#x99; ""
Control code
on1005878553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781349952359
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1005878553
Label
Quantified Lives and Vital Data : Exploring Health and Technology Through Personal Medical Devices, Rebecca Lynch, Conor Farrington, editors, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • ""Series Editorsâ#x80;#x99; Preface""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Contents""; ""Editors and Contributors""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Tables""; ""Part I Introduction""; ""1 Personal Medical Devices: People and Technology in the Context of Health ""; ""PMDs as Conceptual Starting Point""; ""Researching PMDs""; ""References""; ""2 Theorising Personal Medical Devices ""; ""Introduction""; ""Defining Technology: Going Beyond the Thing Itself""; ""Theorising Technology: Five Key Themes""; ""Non-human Agency: The Mediating Role of Technology""; ""Technology, Life Itself and Life as Such""
  • ""New Technologies, New Distributions, New Challenges""""Technologies and Unintended Consequences: Lifehacking in the Sensor Society""; ""Conclusion: We have Always been Prosthetic""; ""References""; ""Part II Reconstructing the Personal: Bodies, Selves and PMDs""; ""3 Biosensing Networks: Sense-Making in Consumer Genomics and Ovulation Tracking ""; ""Introduction""; ""Health Biosensors for Sale: Their Claims and Promises""; ""Researching Biosensor Networks""; ""The Online Forums""; ""Making Sense of Genetic Susceptibilities""; ""Making Sense of Ovulation""
  • ""Knowing the Body: How and Where?""""References""; ""4 In/Visible Personal Medical Devices: The Insulin Pump as a Visual and Material Mediator Between Selves and Others ""; ""The â#x80;#x98;Pumperâ#x80;#x99; as Cyborg""; ""Researching Pumps and Pumping""; ""The Absent Pump""; ""Pumphrey""; ""Out of Sight, Out of Mind""; ""Pumps, Others and Otherness""; ""Making a Cyborg Body""; ""References""; ""5 Redrawing Boundaries Around the Self: The Case of Self-Quantifying Technologies ""; ""Introduction""; ""The â#x80;#x98;Quantified Selfâ#x80;#x99;""; ""Practices of Self-quantification 1""; ""Guessing Glucose Levels""
  • ""Overruling the Recommended â#x80;#x98;Recovery Timeâ#x80;#x99;""""Two Differing Responses""; ""Practices of Self-quantification 2""; ""Not Enough Calories Burned""; ""An Improved Vo2 Max""; ""The Effect of Different Types of Measurement""; ""The Performative Nature of Self-Quantification""; ""A Short Foray into Quantum Mechanics: The Double-Slit Experiments""; ""Self-Intra-Action""; ""Boundary Making Through Agential Cutting""; ""The Production of Fluid Selves""; ""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Part III Reconstructing the Medical: Data, Ethics, Discourse and PMDs""
  • ""6 Data as Transformational: Constrained and Liberated Bodies in an â#x80;#x98;Artificial Pancreasâ#x80;#x99; Study """"Introduction""; ""Diabetes and Data""; ""Sensemaking""; ""Study Context""; ""Findings: Transformed, Liberated, and Constrained Bodies""; ""Transformed Bodies""; ""Epistemological Transformations""; ""Metaphysical Transformations""; ""â#x80;#x98;Real Bonusesâ#x80;#x99; and â#x80;#x98;Little Doubtsâ#x80;#x99;: Liberated and Constrained Bodies""; ""Liberated Bodies""; ""Constrained Bodies""; ""Discussion""; ""References""; ""7 PMDs and the Moral Specialness of Medicine: An Analysis of the â#x80;#x98;Keepsake Ultrasoundâ#x80;#x99; ""
Control code
on1005878553
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781349952359
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1005878553

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