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Clinical Laboratory Computerization.

Clinical Laboratory Computerization. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This short monograph is directed specifically to pathologists and laboratory administrators who are faced with the problem of assessing the relative merits of various forms of automatic data processing equipment when applied to the clinical laboratory. It contains a short nontechnical outline of computer principles, an outline of the art of programming, and a description of much of the commercially available hardware. There are numerous photographs of computers, terminals, and sundry peripherals commendably free from the long-legged young ladies who usually adorn computer advertisements. I am skeptical of the possibility or even the desirability of giving an account of the terminology and modus operandi of computers within the space of a few pages, for there are too many unsuccessful attempts at laboratory automation pointing to the truth of the adage that "a little learning is a dangerous thing." It is unlikely that this book will do much to increase the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Clinical Laboratory Computerization.

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 129 (6) – Jun 1, 1972

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1972 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1972.00320060149031
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This short monograph is directed specifically to pathologists and laboratory administrators who are faced with the problem of assessing the relative merits of various forms of automatic data processing equipment when applied to the clinical laboratory. It contains a short nontechnical outline of computer principles, an outline of the art of programming, and a description of much of the commercially available hardware. There are numerous photographs of computers, terminals, and sundry peripherals commendably free from the long-legged young ladies who usually adorn computer advertisements. I am skeptical of the possibility or even the desirability of giving an account of the terminology and modus operandi of computers within the space of a few pages, for there are too many unsuccessful attempts at laboratory automation pointing to the truth of the adage that "a little learning is a dangerous thing." It is unlikely that this book will do much to increase the

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1972

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