Geriatric Medicine — Its Data Needs and Information Usage

  • J. Anderson
  • M. S. Kataria
  • S. K. Das
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 11)


A system analytical view of the data involved in geriatric medicine has been made. It outlines the use of such tools as logical data flows, data dictionaries, feedback loops, data storage and output and privacy and confidentiality needs. The importance of such an analysis is stressed before system design.


General Practition Geriatric Medicine Geriatric Care Data Dictionary Visual Display Unit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Anderson
    • 1
  • M. S. Kataria
    • 2
  • S. K. Das
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of MedicineKing’s College HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Geriatric MedicineSt. Francis’ HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of Geriatric MedicineSt. Helier HospitalCarshalton, SurreyUK

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