Handling medications in clinical medicine is difficult. One of the easy wins for information technology in medicine is electronic prescribing. Our colleagues in general practice have had such systems for many years but those of us working in hospitals have lagged behind.
Entries Tagged as 'Research'
April 1st, 2015 by Mark · No Comments
March 4th, 2010 by Mark · 1 Comment
After a long hiatus while we both finish our theses (one of us  more successfully than the other) and obtain substantive posts (one of us  more successfully than the other), we are keen to restart regular nerdy medical technology posts. Welcome back! (1) Completed his MD in 2008 (2) This is not necessarily […]
October 13th, 2007 by Mark · 10 Comments
As part of an ongoing series of articles on BibTeX, I will present examples of using BibTeX to generate and format custom bibliography style files to suit a wide range of biomedical journals.
March 10th, 2007 by James · No Comments
Before you start out with your research project you need to be equipped with the tools required to help you keep notes, write papers and produce professional looking documents. In this 2 part article I will describe 10 of my favourite applications, most of which are open source, all are free.
February 26th, 2007 by Mark · 4 Comments
Using subversion (or any other version-control system) to manage your working laboratory or research files is sensible. All changes can be tracked, and it is straightforward to review old versions of files. I store all work relating to research, including notes, papers, thesis chapters, statistical analyses and even data. If I were to make catastrophic […]
February 13th, 2007 by Mark · 2 Comments
Pedigrees are essential when documenting large complex families with inherited disease. I spend a lot of time looking after families with a variety of inherited neurological disease, and have spent a similar amount of time trying to find decent software to make this work easier! I last did a systematic search for software last year. […]
February 13th, 2007 by James · 12 Comments
As part of my research I continually have great ideas and want to take notes.With time my note taking has evolved, from using pen and paper to using MS Word. Even though storing data in Word files looks pretty, it is slow to load and even slower to navigate. The jump from paper to text […]
February 13th, 2007 by James · 2 Comments
Keeping up to date in your speciality is always a challenge, but this can become far easier by creating customised dynamic pubmed searches conviently summarised in Google Reader. In this article I will show you how to easily create a feed for your favourite subjects, journals and authors.
February 6th, 2007 by Mark · No Comments
We hope to provide a heady mix of technology and medical news, with a focus on tools, hints and tips for postgraduates pursuing research degrees. We plan to cater for a fairly specialised audience of researchers