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A comprehensive and authoritative textbook cover is the evolution of computing in medical applications; the nature of medical data and medical decision-making; concepts for medical computing; applications for medical records, hospital information systems, nursing, laboratory records and reporting, pharmacy, radiology, patient monitoring, office practice, bibliographic retrieval, decision systems, medical education, and health assessments. Two closing chapters speculate on the future. Chapters open with questions to be considered and close with annotated bibliographies for suggested additional reading and questions for testing one's comprehension of the text. Generously illustrated. Adds up to a detailed, well-organized survey likely to be helpful even to
Medical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care. Ann Intern Med. ;115:162. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-2-162_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(2):162.
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