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Computers and the General Practitioner focuses on the applications of computers in various aspects of health service, including ECG analysis, primary care, and diagnosis. The selection first tackles general practice and technological promise and experience of pioneers. Topics include information systems and general practice, trends in silicon chip technology, and problems of computer usage in National Health Service practice. The publication then examines security in computer controlled information systems and national strategy for primary care computing, including security defenses, linked systems, cryptography, and basic system. The text takes a look at the computer education of the general practitioner, use of computers in the consulting room, and ECG analysis by computer in general practice. Discussions focus on the problems associated with educating doctors, features of a heuristic system, and the function of the computer as a general practitioner's diagnostic assistant. The selection is a dependable source of data for doctors and readers interested in exploring the applications of computers in health services.
Chapter 1 General Practice and Technological Promise
Chapter 2 The Experience of Some Pioneers
Chapter 3 Security in Computer Controlled Information Systems
Chapter 4 A National Strategy for Primary Care Computing
Chapter 5 The Computer Education of the General Practitioner
Chapter 6 Computers in the Consulting Room
Chapter 7 The Computer and Audit
Chapter 8 ECG Analysis by Computer in General Practice
Chapter 9 After Thoughts
Chapter 10 Computers, Doctors, Patients and the 80s
Chapter 11 My World is Tomorrow
Abstracts of Papers
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- © Pergamon 1982
- 1st January 1982
- eBook ISBN:
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