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As the title suggests this book is intended to present an overview of an important new discipline; it is not a book for every reader. It will not help the total novice decide whether to purchase a computer nor will it help computer owners select from the available software. The book is not comprehensive enough to serve as a reference for scholarly research. It is a primer on computer fundamentals, as well as a general overview on software developed for medical applications.
A chapter on computer fundamentals (primarily microcomputers) introduces the data-processing language, and describes the parts of the computer.
Computer Applications in Clinical Practice: An Overview.. Ann Intern Med. ;102:874–875. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-6-874_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(6):874-875.
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