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Clinical Informatics

The Challenge of Knowledge Management at the Point of Care

Index:

  1. Introduction, Definitions and The Intricacies of knowledge Management at the Point of Care.

  2. The interplay between knowledge management, health informatics and evidence based medicine.

  3. The cost and benefits to the organisations and individuals involved.

  4. Conclusions

  5. References

References

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