A Health Database as a Tool for Relating Medical and Environmental-Health Data

  • G. Deželić
  • J. Kern
  • S. Vuletić
  • N. Deželić
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 25)

Abstract

In comprehensive health care programs, such as programs for fighting chronic non-infectious diseases in population groups (1), a huge amount of data is generated, being by nature multidimensional and showing complex relationships.

Keywords

Europe Bronchitis Cough 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Deželić
    • 1
  • J. Kern
    • 1
  • S. Vuletić
    • 1
  • N. Deželić
    • 1
  1. 1.Andrija Štampar School of Public Health, Medical SchoolUniversity of ZagrebZagrebYugoslavia

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