Introduction to Clinical Informatics: INTRO TO CLINICAL INFORMATICS

Hardcover | July 20, 1999

byPatrice Degoulet, Marius FieschiTranslated byB. Phister

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Faced with the growing complexity of medicine, medical computing appea rs as an indispensible integrating element, be it for the management, the sharing, or the communication of medical data and knowledge. This work presents both the methodology and the applications of this techno logy. Hardware and software tools for managing medical information, as well as the medical information itself (data types, reasoning, semant ics) are developed in the initial chapters.

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Patrice DeGoulet and Marius Fieschi are world-renowned in medical informatics circles. In their comprehensive Introduction to Clinical Informatics, they provide a concise overview of the use of computers in management, sharing, and communication of medical data and knowledge. This book is ideal for health administrators and medical inf...

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Faced with the growing complexity of medicine, medical computing appea rs as an indispensible integrating element, be it for the management, the sharing, or the communication of medical data and knowledge. This work presents both the methodology and the applications of this techno logy. Hardware and software tools for managing medical ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:266 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:July 20, 1999Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387946411

ISBN - 13:9780387946412

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Table of Contents

Systems for Managing Medical Information.- Medical Software Development.- Medical Data and Semiology.- Medical Reasoning and Decision Making.- Medical Language and Classification Systems.- Documentation Systems and Information Databases.- Hospital Information Systems.- Health Care Networks.- Managing Patient Records.- Physiological Signal Processing.- Medical Imaging Systems.- Medical Decision Support Systems.- Computer Based Education.- Analysis and Control of Medical Activity.- Security and Data Protection.- Appendix A. Review of Probabilities.- Appendix B. Review of Logic.- Appendix C. Some Useful Resources.- Bibliography.- Glossary.- Index.

From Our Editors

Patrice DeGoulet and Marius Fieschi are world-renowned in medical informatics circles. In their comprehensive Introduction to Clinical Informatics, they provide a concise overview of the use of computers in management, sharing, and communication of medical data and knowledge. This book is ideal for health administrators and medical informaticians.