Tutorials by Clement J. McDonaldTutorials by Clement J. McDonald


byClement J. McDonald

Paperback | September 22, 2011

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Ever since the early 1960s, the medical ical records. Expert assistance in di­ issue might contain a review of an office agnosis and treatment selection will be world has awaited the promise of com­ practice management system-of in­ as close as the nearest telephone, which terest to the physician, nurse, and office puterization. Many of us were fasci­ will provide an immediate link to the nated by the efforts of the pioneers: practice manager. Next to it might be Homer Warner's computerized diag­ office computer. found a detailed article about a language nosis system, Octo Barnett's medical Since 1983, M,D. Computing has such as LISP and how it could be ap­ information system, Howard Bleich's explored and explained all of these as­ plied to medical problems, or a tutorial pects. Our magazine's major focus is on about real-time monitoring of a patient's automated acid/base consultant" and Warner Slack's history-taking program computer systems that serve the health physiological state, along with book re­ were foretastes of what was to come. provider in the home or office environ­ views and departments reporting on At first, however, physicians and hos­ ment. M. D, Computing has also ex­ pertinent computer news. pital personnel resisted the computer amined more general computer appli­ In several cases, a distinct theme because it was too slow, too fragile, too cations in medical care.
Title:TutorialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:146 pagesPublished:September 22, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1461283213

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Table of Contents

Understanding Computer Basics.- Mainframes, Minis, and Micros: Past, Present, and Future.- Bits, Bytes, Words and Numbers.- Programming Languages.- Computer- Aided Education.- Talk is Getting Cheap.- Selecting A Display Monitor.- Presentation Graphics: An Introduction and Review of Four Systems.- Putting Doctors Behind Bars.- Let Your Computer Do The Talking and The Listening.- Programming Languages II.- Programming Languages III.- Local Area Networks: Why? What? What IF?.- Talking to Computers in English.- The Current State of Operating Systems: 1983 and 1984.- An Introduction to Lisp.- Minimycin: A Miniature Rule-Based System.