Nanotechnology and nanomedicine: A primer

Bailus Walker, Charles Mouton

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Abstract

Nanosciences and nanotechnology are transforming a wide array of products and services that have the potential to enhance the practice of medicine and improve public health. But there are a number of health, safety and environmental issues to be addressed. This review summarizes some basic facts about nanotechnology and cites examples of its application to medicine and public health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1985-1988
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the National Medical Association
Volume98
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2006
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Nanomedicine
  • Nanotechnology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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