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Information technology for the health professions

Information technology for the health professions

Author: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Brady/Prentice Hall Health, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"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: Print version:
Burke, Lillian.
Information technology for the health professions.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Brady/Prentice Hall Health, ©2000
(DLC) 99042918
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
OCLC Number: 606492663
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 242 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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, Health Information Online. 12. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Lillian Burke, Barbara Weill.


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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