versão ISSN 1727-8120
MORAS HERNANDEZ, Marco Antonio; MACIAS LLANES, María Elena; MONTEAGUDO CANTO, Alina e GARCIA ROCO, Oscar. Treatment of vertebral column fractures: a study on this science-technology-society issue. Rev Hum Med [online]. 2004, vol.4, n.2, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1727-8120.
The meaning of social studies is recognized: their incidence in the educational and investigative areas, as well as in the scientific-technological politics. It is in the investigative area that stands out the fact of allowing the carrying out of a discussion that gives feedback to the own investigation. This work places as objective to determine the social conditions of the investigation project Early diagnosis and integral treatment of spine fractures and also its impacts from the point of view of the interrelation science, technology and society. The work has the following structure; in the first place a brief panoramic of the theoretical foundations of social studies that will propitiate the analysis is presented. Second, the meaning of spine fractures as a health problem and the consequent historical evolution of orthopedic surgery to facilitate a bigger understanding of the investigation project will be analyzed. Finally, a deep analysis on the conditions that has determined the social necessity of this project in Cuba and specifically in Camagüey
Palavras-chave : SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY; CUBA; SPINE FRACTURE.