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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, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
"Information Technology for the Health Professions Second Edition provides a general review of the history, uses, and potential for information technology (IT) across a broad spectrum of health professions. The book discusses how IT is transforming every aspect of health care - from administrative applications, to clinical systems involved in direct patient care."--Jacket
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burke, Lillian.
Information technology for the health professions.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, ©2005
(DLC) 2004014880
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
OCLC Number: 645918418
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 238 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: Introduction to information technology--hardware, software, and telecommunications --
Security and privacy in an electronic age --
An introduction to medical informatics and the administrative applications of computers --
Telemedicine --
Information technology in radiology --
Information technology in dentistry --
Information technology in surgery --
Information technology in pharmacy --
Computerized medical devices, assistive technology, and prosthetic devices --
Informational resources: computer-assisted instruction, expert systems, and health information online --
Conclusion and future directions.
Responsibility: Lillian Burke, Barbara Weill.


Provides an introduction to computer literacy and information technology - at a level appropriate for health care students. This book includes discussions of hardware and software, communications and  Read more...


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