Medical InformaticsBMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7067.1270a (Published 16 November 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:1270
- Roderick Neame
F T de Dombal Butterworth-Heinemann, £14.99, pp 130 ISBN 0 7506 2162 1
Medical informatics is the discipline relating to the management of information and the use of computer systems in health care. The late Professor Tim de Dombal was one of the early pioneers in this domain from his primary professional base as a surgeon. The book contains numerous reflections, anecdotes, and personal observations resulting from his long involvement in teaching in the subject.
Informatics is rapidly becoming more important to almost …