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Medical Informatics


Information technology has been revolutionizing the everyday life of the common man, while medical science has been making rapid strides in understanding disease mechanisms, developing diagnostic techniques and effecting successful treatment regimen, even for those cases which would have been classified as a poor prognosis a decade earlier. The confluence of information technology and biomedicine has brought into its ambit additional dimensions of computerized databases for patient conditions, revolutionizing the way health care and patient information is recorded, processed, interpreted and utilized for improving the quality of life. This book consists of seven chapters dealing with the three primary issues of medical information acquisition from a patient's and health care professional's perspective, translational approaches from a researcher's point of view, and finally the application potential as required by the clinicians/physician. The book covers modern issues in Information Technology, Bioinformatics Methods and Clinical Applications. The chapters describe the basic process of acquisition of information in a health system, recent technological developments in biomedicine and the realistic evaluation of medical informatics.

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Medical InformaticsEdited by Shaul Mordechai

Published: March 9th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2244

ISBN: 978-953-51-0259-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6888-1

Copyright year: 2012

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18626 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Innovative Integration of Information Systems for Managing a National Access to Surgery

By Luís Velez Lapão


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2. Anonymization Approach for Protect Privacy of Medical Data and Knowledge Management

By Asmaa Hatem Rashid and Norizan Binti Mohd Yasin


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3. Aligning Biomedical Terminologies in French: Towards Semantic Interoperability in Medical Applications

By Tayeb Merabti, Lina F. Soualmia, Julien Grosjean, Michel Joubert and Stefan J. Darmoni


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4. A Comprehensive Analysis of MALDI-TOF Spectrometry Data

By Malgorzata Plechawska-Wojcik


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5. Using Brazilian Digital TV to Integrate Health Care Services Embedded in Medical Commercial Devices

By Vandermi Silva, Ricardo Erikson Veras De Sena Rosa and Vicente Ferreira De Lucena Jr.


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6. Real Time Clinical Decision Support System

By Hsueh-Chun Lin


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7. Wireless Monitoring of Patient’s Vital Signs

By Anna G. C. D. Ribeiro, André L. Maitelli, Ricardo A. M. Valentim, Cicília Raquel Maia Leite and Ana M. G. Guerreiro


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