Guide to Health Informatics, 2Ed

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9780340764251: Guide to Health Informatics, 2Ed

This brilliant guide to medical informatics is an easy to read overview of the basic concepts of information and communication technologies in healthcare. Not only does the book cover the complexities and implications of the increasing use of information technology in healthcare, but it also explores the basic principles of informatics that govern clinical decisions and behaviour.
The 2nd edition of 'A Guide to Health Informatics' is particularly of interest for clinical health professionals and medical/health science students. As before, the emphasis throughout the book is clinically relevant. New to this restructured and updated edition is a section on searching for, structuring and using information, new material on evidence-based medicine and discussion of the internet and patient use. Key areas such as the Internet, the Web and healthcare have been updated to reflect current issues.

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Enrico Coiera
Professor and Foundation Chair of Medical Informatics
University of New South Wales, Australia

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"This is an excellent academic review of all aspects of information technology that are applied to healthcare."
--Medix

"A simply brilliant introduction to this fast developing field which is comprehensive, up-to-date, and at the same time sophisticated. It should be read by all healthcare professionals."
--2004 BMA Medical Book Competition

" ... this book will give students who work in health a good academic background to health informatics. I will recommend that they do purchase it if they intend to complete the degree programme. I have also recommended this book to be included in the reading list for the NHS Professional Awards."
--Jean Gilbert, Lecturer at the University of Derby

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