User-friendly Micro-Computer Based Data Collection Retrieval and Analysis System for Use by the Practising Clinician

  • C. J. Rose
  • T. J. Stafford
Conference paper
Part of the Health Systems Research book series (HEALTH)


The aim of this paper is to present the background and rationale for a new micro computer based medical data system called METABASE. This system has been developed by a small group including the authors and, it is hoped, represents a major advance in clinically useful computing.




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© Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Rose
    • 1
  • T. J. Stafford
    • 2
  1. 1.Metasa Ltd.WimbledonEngland
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Massachusetts Medical CenterWorchesterUSA

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