The Computer: Aid to Learning and Satisfaction from Practice

  • Phil P. Manning
  • Lois Debakey


By analyzing their clinical activities and linking their education to real events in practice, physicians can enhance not only their skills but their satisfaction from practice as well. Many of the effective methods we have described can be facilitated by the computer. Some physicians, and all hospitals, have access to computer services for financial and administrative activities, and many are now also using personal computers to analyze their practice, access medical information, and expedite communication with colleagues. They are now seeking guidance in diagnosis and therapy to improve their patient care.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Phil P. Manning
    • 1
  • Lois Debakey
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.School of MedicineUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Baylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  3. 3.New OrleansUSA

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