Medical Applications of Microcomputers

Medical Applications of Microcomputers

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Medical Applications of Microcomputers deals with microcomputer applications in a wide area of clinical medicine. Recent developments are discussed in several clinical specialties including medicine, surgery, urology, anaesthesia and oncology. Topics include the storage of analysis of clinical audit data, the display of processing of data from direct physiological measurements and computers in control of therapy. The authors draw on their practical experience and knowledge of specific areas to which they have applied modern microcomputer techniques and give detailed descriptions of the means by which the problems that may be encountered may be overcome. Those wishing to implement their own computer systems will find this book a useful further source of ideas and techniques which add to those described in the earlier volume qMicrocomputers in Medicineq by the same editors.In addition a print-out of laboratory and clinical details is transferred to the patienta#39;s case notes. ... In addition to patient identification data, this file stores information about referral source, progress and outcome of the patienta#39;s stay in intensive care, and about the nature of the pathology. ... This information is entered manually by the duty registrar using a light~pen and allows audit of the functioning of theanbsp;...

Title:Medical Applications of Microcomputers
Author:P. D. Coleridge Smith, J. H. Scurr
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 1988


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