Medical Informatics in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605660795
  • ISBN-13: 9781605660790
  • DDC: 618.0285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 343 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released December 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides industry knowledge and insight into challenges in the areas of informatics that are important to women's health. Covers topics such as ethical and legal issues, imaging and communication systems, and electronic health records.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Introduction Chapters.
2: An Introduction to Women’s Health and Informatics.
3: Women’s Health Informatics: the Ethical and Legal Issues.
4: Information Management Applications.
5: Coding and Messaging Systems for Women’s Health Informatics.
6: Women’s Health Informatics in the Primary Care Setting.
7: The Electronic Health Record to Support Women’s Health.
8: Imaging and Communication Systems in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
9: Obstetrics and Neonatology.
10: Statistical Measures in Maternity Care.
11: Building Knowledge in Maternal and Infant Care.
12: Informatics Applications in Neonatology.
13: Computerizing the Cardiotocogram (CTG).
14: Gynecology Applications.
15: Computer Assisted Cervical Cytology.
16: Informatics and Ovarian Cancer Care.
17: Knowledge and Information Management and Use.
18: Women’s Health and Health Informatics: Perinatal Care Health Education.
19: Electronic Information Sources for Women’s Health Knowledge for Professionals.
20: Computerised Decision Support for Women’s Health Informatics.
21: Organizational Factors: Their Role in Health Informatics Implementation.
22: Standardization in Health and Medical Informatics.
23: Evaluation of Health Information Systems: Challenges and Approaches.
24: eHealth Systems, Their Use and Visions for the Future.
25: The Competitive Forces Facing E-Health.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.