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SAFECOMP ’93 pp 111-122 | Cite as

Safety Analysis of Clinical Laboratory Systems

  • S. S. Dhanjal
  • R. Fink
Conference paper

Abstract

The Clinical Biochemistry Department (CBD) at the West Middlesex University Hospital (WMH) performs tests on constituents of body fluids to facilitate diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of treatment. A rapid increase in the need for this service in recent years has led to extensive automation of the analysis and data handling operations within the department. The automation and data handling have been implemented by integrating a computerised Laboratory Information Management System (UMS) into the operations of the Laboratory.

Keywords

System Definition File Server Hazard Identification Data Flow Diagram Work Request 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. S. Dhanjal
    • 1
  • R. Fink
    • 2
  1. 1.Lloyd’s RegisterUSA
  2. 2.West Middlesex University HospitalUSA

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