Disadvantages Of ICT

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Introduction: ICT changed the world in every single dimension either in banking, shopping, manufacture, education, medicine and etc.… With this change we got many advantages that helped us a lot such as: I. Increased leisure time – more work done in less time ought to mean more leisure time. II. Creation of new more interesting jobs. Examples would be systems analysts, programmers and software engineers. III. Increase in products for factories because robots can work continuously. IV. Teachers can now teach their students in many creative ways because of ICT. On the other hand for disadvantages: I. The need to continually update your skills. Because of the fast pace of change in ICT, people need to continually learn new skills. II. Reduced…show more content…
ICT in Medical Fields: Why “ICT for Health”? As an effect of the ageing of the population in general, the number of citizens with chronic diseases is increasing, especially among elderly people throughout the Baltic Sea Region. This is a great challenge for both the well-being of the citizens and the public health care systems. Health care solutions provided by information and communication technology (ICT), also known as eHealth, offer one solution to this problem. The tools and services which contribute to eHealth provide better and more efficient health care services for all. A- Body scanners A body scanner sends electromagnetic rays through a patient’s body and sensors detect how much different parts of the body absorb the rays. A computer uses this data to build up an image of the inside of a patient’s body. Body scanners allow doctors to find and treat conditions such as tumors in their early stages when the chances of treating them successfully are much greater. Examples for body…show more content…
The patient has sensors attached to him which detect changes in heart rate, pulse rate, blood pressure, breathing and brain activity. If any of these fall below a preset level the computer sounds an alarm and alerts the medical staff. The data is also logged and used to analyze the changes in a patient’s condition over a period of time. D- Organ transplants Computerized databases are used to help match patients who are waiting for organ transplants such as a new kidney, liver or heart, with suitable organs from donors. In addition they can request organs for transplant from other hospitals. E- Patient records Computerized databases are used by every hospital in the country to store information about patients. Uses of these databases include: organizing the transfer of patients between wards recording the history of a patient’s appointments with a consultant booking outpatient appointments booking ambulances ordering equipment.

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