Computers and Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

  • Phil R. Manning
  • Barbara Silva
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 16)

Abstract

Methods of continuing medical education have centered around reading, attending courses and conferences, and informal conversations with colleagues. Computer technology now makes it possible to link education to real events in practice. Current efforts to develop physician profiles, provide information at the time and place it is needed, and provide guidance in difficult cases should be extended.

Keywords

Hepatitis Europe Cimetidine Braunstein 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Phil R. Manning
    • 1
  • Barbara Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.Development & Demonstration Center in Continuing Education for Health ProfessionalsUniversity of Southern California School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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