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Document type:
Article; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't 
Author(s):
Fiske, Amelia; Buyx, Alena; Prainsack, Barbara 
Title:
The double-edged sword of digital self-care: Physician perspectives from Northern Germany. 
Abstract:
Increasingly, patients are expected to take initiative and care for themselves through practices of digital self-care: by generating data, by looking for people who can help them make sense of the information, and by being the main actors in disease prevention. Equipped with smart phones and other tools to collect data on various aspects of their bodies and lives from brain waves to activity to diet, patients are expected to prevent lifestyle diseases and diagnose their own medical problems, her...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Soc Sci Med 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
260 
Print-ISSN:
0277-9536 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Geschichte, Theorie und Ethik der Medizin