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Design Considerations for Transplant Information Systems

  • R. Engelbrecht
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 34)

Abstract

Medicine can be characterized as a scientific area with special emphasis on experience, communication and applied research. Experience comes from analysis or review of results of a number of diagnosed patients and treatments which are documented in medical records. Every physician has his way of fulfilling this medical duty. Epidemiologists draw conclusions from these medical records; in specific studies they register cases in a controlled way under standardized conditions.

Keywords

Medical Informatics Medical Process Medical Information System Patient Information System International Bone Marrow Transplant Registry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Engelbrecht
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  1. 1.Institut für Medizinische Informatik und SystemforschungGesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbHNeuherbergGermany

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