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Structured Analysis, a Method to Document Clinical Laboratory Systems

  • C. Sevens
  • M. Theys
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 16)

Summary

Structured analysis is a powerful tool to describe and document complex systems involving automated, computerized and human elements. It structures the data onto three hierarchical levels. The retrospective study of a clinical laboratory system has been achieved with this method.

Keywords

Basic Block Medical Informatics Discrete Transition Human Element Clinical Chemistry Laboratory 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Sevens
    • 1
  • M. Theys
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Clinical ChemistryAkademisch Ziekenhuis V.U.B.BrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Fac. Sc. SocialesPolitiques et Economiques U.L.B.BrusselsBelgium

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