What is technology?
Technology can be machines, but it can also be how you use it and what we know about the
Technology is multilayered
Something that makes a task easier
Know-how; does n
Steps in the research and writing process
Select an artifact
Risk, side effects, expiration date
What influence did this technology have on medical practice (e.g. specialty
practice, patient care, nursing practice
Summary: what is technology?
Physical object, physical activity, know-how (Howell's definition)
Sandelowski's Definition of technology:
"An object becomes a 'technological object' largely by virtue of being made,
refashioned, or used to perform an ac