Research, forensics, public health, injury prevention and policy development Conference Paper uri icon


  • This chapter gives an educational overview of: * Management implications of information technology in research, public health and policy development * Modern developments in death investigation, injury prevention and disaster management * The dangers of applying global analysis to individual health care situations and vice versa * Mechanisms that can be used to identify diffuse disaster in global and individual medical practice * The impact of informatics in areas of medical services which rely upon observational studies rather than validated clinical trials to develop knowledge bases * A paradigm shift in health care policy towards client driven services and the implications for medical informatics.

publication date

  • January 1, 2010