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Information technology for the health professions

Author: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Brady/Prentice Hall Health, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Information Technology for the Health Professions examines the impact of information technology on a wide variety of healthcare fields. This survey of the vast and exciting array of medical technologies available introduces the reader to the basic vocabulary and concepts necessary in healthcare settings. You'll learn about hardware and software, communications and networking, ethical issues, and privacy  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burke, Lillian.
Information technology for the health professions.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Brady/Prentice Hall Health, ©2000
(OCoLC)606492663
Online version:
Burke, Lillian.
Information technology for the health professions.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Brady/Prentice Hall Health, ©2000
(OCoLC)607139307
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
ISBN: 0130831999 9780130831996
OCLC Number: 42022633
Description: xiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to Information Technology and Computer Literacy --
2. Hardware and Software --
3. Communications and Networking: Connectivity, Telecommunications, and the Internet --
4. Security and Privacy in an Electronic Age --
5. Introduction: Computers in Health Care --
6. Radiology --
Digital Imaging --
7. Telemedicine --
8. Surgery --
the Cutting Edge --
9. Computerized Medical Devices, Assistive Technology, and Prosthetic Devices --
10. Computerized Technology in Pharmacy --
11. Computer-Assisted Instruction, Expert Systems, and Health Information Online --
12. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Lillian Burke, Barbara Weill.

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This comprehensive survey of the interconnections of IT and health care is the only up-to-date book that teaches computer literacy AND introduces readers to the uses of information technology in  Read more...

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