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To opt in or opt out of electronic patient records?: Poor training of locums in using hospital computer systems poses risk

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7559.147 (Published 13 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:147
  1. Amir Ismail, MSc student (amirismail@doctors.net.uk),
  2. Muhammad Ismail, MSc student
  1. Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics (SORA), Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London W12 ONN
  2. Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics (SORA), Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, London W12 ONN

    EDITOR—Norheim highlights the expansion of computerised health care.1 Having undertaken several locum doctor appointments while undertaking a higher degree, we have noticed some serious failings in training for locum doctors in using hospital computer systems. Frequently doctors share …

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