Knowledge and Judgement in Decision-making
Although faced with a wide range of medical problems, and working under conditions of limited resources and constant technical change, the GP is expected to manage patients quickly and well. This contradiction attracts a variety of proposed solutions. Some people look for more resources, some emphasise better training and others better organisation. This paper considers whether computer technology can be used to amplify one of the basic skills of the GP; that of decision-making.
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