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A book with such an all-encompassing title should impart a great deal of material and provide guidance for all levels of readers. Clearly, there is a need for physicians to learn more about computers as they will have an increasing impact on cost containment and medical practice efficiency under diagnosis related groups (DRGs). Nevertheless, this is a high-priced paperback book in an already crowded market, which imposes constraints on endorsement of this book.
The authors' "modular" approach is in three parts: medical practice management, clinical research and health care, and computers and computing (hardware/software review). For physicians new to computers,
A Physician's Guide to Computers & Computing.. Ann Intern Med. 1986;104:734. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-104-5-734_2
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