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TitleMedical Applications of Microcomputers [electronic resource] / edited by P. D. Coleridge Smith, J. H. Scurr
ImprintLondon : Springer London, 1988
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Descript XII, 186 p. 50 illus. online resource


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 "Microcomputers in Medicine" by the same editors


1 Information Management for Breast Clinics -- 2 A Microcomputer Multi-User Relational Database in a Department of Cardiology -- 3 A Microcomputer System for Waiting-List Management and Audit -- 4 Pacemaker Follow-Up System -- 5 Development of a Microcomputer-Based Patient Administration System using Omnis 3 Plus on the Macintosh -- 6 Computerised Management of Intensive Care Unit Data -- 7 Clinical Data Capture using a Pressure Sensitive Graphics Pad โ{128}{148} APACHE Scoring in the Intensive Therapy Unit -- 8 Implementation and Clinical Applications of a Computerised Fluid and Electrolyte Balance and Nutritional Management System -- 9 A Computer-Based System for Total Parenteral Prescription at the Bedside -- 10 A Critical Review of the Development of a Software Package for Clinical Urodynamics -- 11 A Study of the Validity of Voiding Pressure โ{128}{148} Flow Plot Interpretation in Clinical Urodynamics -- 12 Left Ventricular Volume and Valve Gradient Analysis using an Apple Macintosh Computer -- 13 Computer-Assisted Bone-Marrow Reporting -- 14 A Standard Microcomputer System for Patient-Controlled Analgesia Research -- 15 Control of Unstable Blood Pressure using a Modified Negative Feedback System -- 16 A Computer-Controlled Hyperthermia System -- 17 A Dermatological Advice System for Non-Experts -- 18 Computerised Management of Sterile Supplies -- 19 A Computerised References Management System -- 20 Using Student Projects to Develop Materials for Children with Special Educational Needs โ{128}{148} Experience at Sunderland Polytechnic

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