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The "silent revolution" of cybernation (cybernetics + automation) is upon us, and a rash of editorials, review articles, and fat and thin books prod us to learn the new technology or, failing that, at least the new lingo. Written for practicing physicians by a practicing physician who is also a cybernation neophyte, this thin book has the sense of urgency (and the unedited style) of those memos signed by a secretary over the notation "dictated but not read."
The first section, puzzlingly entitled "Beliefs," deals instead with such matters of fact as the history of computers, communication with computers, and
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Computers in Medicine. A Primer for the Practicing Physician.. Ann Intern Med. 1968;68:717–718. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-3-717
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(3):717-718.
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