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The history of the International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care

  • Egon Jonsson (a1) and Stanley J. Reiser (a2)

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The 1970s and early 1980s was the period in which high technology medicine became dominant. It had begun in the late 1950s with the introduction of effective artificial respiratory technology. This gave physicians, patients, and families the hope that the threats to fundamental life processes such as breathing could be countered by technology, and the dilemma of both meeting its costs and the ethical challenges of how to remove it when its use no longer produced benefits.

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1.Banta, HD, ed. Resources for health: Technology assessment for policy making. New York: Praeger; 1982.
2.International Workshop on Evaluation of Medical Technology. Swedish Planning and Rationalisation Institute of the Health Services. Stockholm: Spri; 1979;3089:1.
3.Jonsson, E, Reiser, SJ. Editorial. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2008;24:243–224.
4.Reiser, SJ. Medicine and the reign of technology. New York: Cambridge University Press; 1978.

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