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Consumer Health Informatics : Informing Consumers and Improving Health Care, Hardback Book

Consumer Health Informatics : Informing Consumers and Improving Health Care Hardback

Edited by Deborah Lewis, Gunther Eysenbach, Rita Kukafka, P. Zoe Stavri, Holly Jimison

Part of the Health Informatics series


According to the Pew Foundation's "Internet in American Life Study," over 60 million Americans per year use the Internet to search for health information.

All those concerned with healthcare and how to obtain personally relevant medical information form a large additional target groupMany Medical Informatics programs-both in the United States and abroad-include a course in Consumer Health Informatics as part of their curriculum.

This book, designed for use in a classroom, will be the first textbook dedicated solely to the specific concerns of consumer health informaticsConsumer Health Informatics is an interactive text; filled with case studies and discussion questionsWith international authorship and edited by five leaders in the field, Consumer Health Informatics has tapped some of the best resources in informatics today


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 258 pages, 5 Tables, black and white; 28 Illustrations, black and white; XXII, 258 p. 28 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Medical equipment & techniques
  • ISBN: 9780387239910



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