by J. Anderson, Medical Informatics Europe 78 Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Medical Informatics Europe 78 books, These proceedings reflect the major scientific contribution by the First International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics. The European Federation for Medical Informatics is a co-operative venture between the National Informatics Societies of Europe. It is sponsoring this first inter national meeting organised by the Medical Specialist Groups of the British Society under the guidance of a European Scientific Programme Committee. The challenge of medical informatics has been well taken and the scientific papers by its members cover a wide range of topics dealing with medical records, laboratory investigation, indexing and administrative systems, nursing records, planning and administration modelling, data bases, text processing, transferability, user education, privacy, etc. Not published in this volume are presentations by industry about hardware and software. Also at the meeting there will-be teaching sessions for doctors, nurses, scientists and administrators who are just entering this field which are also not published. Medical informatics has established itself as an important area of medical activity and its growing application, as this conference illustrates, suggests a very rich potential for the future. Aids to medical decision making and modelling are newer areas of activity, where significant progress has been made. Sociological changes have taken place to meet this challenge and developments in the issues of privacy and confidentiality are important, as also are user education, and the teaching of medical informatics to medical students and to doctors.
by Jytte Brender, Medical Informatics Europe 96 Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Medical Informatics Europe 96 books, MIE 96 is the main medical informatics and telematics event in 1996. MIE 96 is the place where users meet industry, where decision makers are presented with the available informatics and telematics solutions to major challenges in modern medicine and its delivery. An awareness is raising within the healthcare sector of the huge potential in applying IT-based solutions as means for quality assurance and cost-containment.
by Klaus-Peter Adlassnig, Medical Informatics Europe 1991 Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Medical Informatics Europe 1991 books, This volume contains the proceedings of the Tenth International Congress on Medical Informatics, MIE 91, that will be held in Vienna, Austria, August 19-22, 1991. The MIE 91 Congress was organized by the European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) in cooperation with the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) and the Austrian Society for Biomedi cal Engineering (OGBMT). It follows the previous congresses in Cambridge (1978), Berlin (1979), Toulouse (1981), Dublin (1982), Brussels (1984), Helsinki (1985), Rome (1987), Oslo (1988), and the Congress 1990 in Glasgow. The proceedings contain 199 contributions to the MIE 91 Congress. They cover all presentations which are part of the scientific programme of MIE 91, among them 157 paper presentations with an average of five pages, 28 poster presentations again with an average of five pages, and 14 abstracts of demonstrations with an average of one page. The papers included were selected by an International Programme Committee out of over 300 submissions after careful review by at least two international reviewers (for whose estimable efforts we are especially thankful). The recommendations of the re viewers were incorporated in the final texts. Some papers were reworked by a professional translator to obtain a high quality of presentation. Several submissions could not be considered for presenta tion at MIE 91 because of shortage of congress time and limitations in the number of pages of the proceedings.
by R.R. O'Moore, Medical Informatics Europe 82 Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Medical Informatics Europe 82 books, The European Federation for Medical Informatics is a regional coordinat ing body. The Congress in Dublin. MIE 82. from 21st to 25th March 1982. is the fourth in the series following MIE 78 in Cambridge. MIE 79 in Berlin. There was a break in 1980 for the World Congress - MEDINFO 8- in Tokyo. This was followed by MIE 81 in Toulouse. The rationale behind these congresses is the scientific need to share results and ideas. and the educational need to train a wide variety of professional staff in the potential of Medical Informatics in health care delivery. All the caring professions are involved. doctors. scientists. nurses. pharma cists. paramedical staff. administrators. health care planners. commu nity physicj-US'I,!Dedical educationalists. epidemiologists. statisti cians. o. pe-~atio'ns 'analysts. together with specialists from the comput ing profession dealin~ with systems analysis. hardware. software. lan guages. data ba, s~s and marketing of systems. The pre-publi~~tion of'conference proceedings from a multi-stream con ference is partic~l~t~y valuable in a rapidly expanding multidisciplin ary field su~h as'M~dical Informatics. It enables participants to fol low work presented at sessions that they are unable to attend. More im portantly. is also provides a permanent record with relevant bibliogra phy for other workers to assess which groups are active and in which areas. All the papers have been refereed and the referees' suggestions incorporated in the final texts. Rapid publication. using camera-ready copy. reduces the time available for editing and indexing.
by F.H. Roger, Medical Informatics Europe 85 Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Medical Informatics Europe 85 books, The European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) is a regional coordinating body for the National Informatics Societies of Europe. EFMI has organized a number of congresses. The Congresses in Cambridge 1978, Berlin 1979, Toulouse 1981, Dublin 1982 and Brussels 1984 were all successful in providing the wide variety of people in the caring and specialists in the computing profession with up-to-date inform ation from the expanding multidisciplinary field of medical inform atics. We hope that the sixth European Congress on Medical Informatics, MIE-85 in Helsinki will be equally successful. You have in your hand the pre-publication of papers to be presented at MIE-85 as well as the short abstracts of the posters. The proceed ings enable the participants to follow work presented at sessions that they are unable to attend. It also provides a permanent record with relevant bibliography for workers in the field of medical com puting. All the papers have been refereed and the referees' suggest ions incorporated in the final text. Rapid publication, using camera ready paper, reduces the time required for editing and indexing. The editorial board has worked hard to improve the standard of the communications and to reduce the number of errors. Very few papers did not arrive in time to be included in the proceedings: these are marked with * in the table of contents.
by Peter Kokol, Medical Informatics Europe 99 Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Medical Informatics Europe 99 books, This volume seeks to reflect the state of the art on medical informatics. It presents ideas that will guide the process of medical informatics. Topics in the book include: information systems in health care and medicine; telemedicine and telematics; security; biomedical processing, data mining and knowledge discovery; training and education; Internet/intranet; resources management; intelligent medical systems; health guidelines and protocols; electronic patient encounter, card technology, electronic data interchange; terminology; nursing informatics.
by J. John, Influence Of Economic Instability On Health Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Influence Of Economic Instability On Health books, The worldwide economic recession of the last years - sometimes described as an outright depression similar to the one of the early thirties - has led many health policy analysts and even policy makers to revive the old question of whether, and in what respect, there is a close relationship between economic development and health. In tackling this question, to day's health services research looks rather helpless: even if a truth has the appearance of a truism, it will not necessarily be aCknowledged in practice. While it is an established fact that social as well as (macro)economic conditions or events have an important influence on the health of people, this subject has been rarely pursued by medical or epidemiological research and rather has been treated - in industrial countries at least - as a quantit~ n~gligeable. Yet, this ahistoric and even parochial attitude must be questioned on methodological as well as political grounds. - As to methodological aspects, further investigation into the relation ship between health and the economy is essential in order to identify the real relevance, i. e. opportunity costs, of medical care; even more important, it might also direct attention to the interfaces - fairly neglected by our over-specialized system of sciences - between biome tries and econometrics, medicine and epidemiology, epidemiology and socio-economics. It is, hence,an area of research from which methodo l09iCa-l development can receive' major stimuli.
by S. Biefang, Manual For The Planning And Implementation Of Therapeutic Studies Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Manual For The Planning And Implementation Of Therapeutic Studies books, The German edition of this manual appeared in 1979. Its main objective then was to extend help to those engaged in multiaentric therapeutic studies, especially with respect to the "Federal Government's Program on Promoting Research and Development in the Service of Health". Experience with therapeutic studies in the Federal Republic of Germany showed that considerable problems as to methods and implementation of such studies exist. The manual was an attempt to present current metho dological knowledge and the experience obtained from completed studies in the light of the international literature. No radically new methodo logy was produced; however, the information representing the state-of the art, which is widely scattered up to now, has been compiled. For the American edition of this manual a few changes have been made. These concern especially the literature where references to German un published manuscripts were omitted. The authors wish to thank Dr. Andreas Jaffe for the translation, and Evelyn Birke who typewrited the lecture-notes manuscrip~ • . GUnzburg and Munich Sibylle Biefang November 1981 Wolfgang Kopcke Martin A. Schreiber Contents Page Foreword 1. Methods of Therapeutic Studies 2 1. 1. Terminology 4 1. 2. Experimental Design 11 1. 3. Types of Studies 20 1. 4. Steps in Drug Testing 2. Checklist for the Planning, Implementation and Evaluation 22 of Therapeutic Studies 22 2. 1. Planning of Experiments 29 2. 2. Documentation 36 2. 3. Organization 41 2. 4. Statistical Analysis 44 2. 5.
by Erhard Mergenthaler, Textbank Systems Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Textbank Systems books, Psychoanalysis and information science are two disciplines that twenty years ago hardly anyone would have considered closely related with re gard either to persons or subject matter. The cooperation between the two fields was made possible, on the one hand, by the development of information science from a technological discipline to a theoretically founded scientific discipline, and on the other, by the development of psychoanalysis from a hermetically closed special discipline to an open and empirical science. This study reports the successful inclusion of information science as an instrument of research on the psychoanalytic process. This direction of work was initiated by Donald Spence and Hartvig Dahl from the Re search Institute of Mental Health, New York, at the end of the 1960s. H. Thom~, H. K~che1e, and their research group in Ulm must be credited with having adopted Spence's programs as early as 1974; at that time the programs even had to be implemented far away on the IBM computer at the University of Heidelberg. The efforts to expand computer-aided con tent analysis to a method for process research led in 1975 to the ac quisition of the Hamburg program for Electronic Verbal Analysis (EVA). In the following years the author of this study revised, extended, and supplemented the EVA to create the U1m version. This book now describes another step in the integration of information technology in fundamen tal research in psychoanalysis.