Ten essential clinical informatics skills.

  • Enrico W. Coiera
  • Published 1999 in
    Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of…


Information skills are basic to good medical practice. Every clinician needs to understand the principles of data interpretation, the logical foundations of the diagnostic process, and the management of uncertainty in clinical knowledge. Understanding the implications of using one medium rather than another is central to developing effective communication skills as these communication options become commonplace in the community.

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@article{Coiera1999TenEC, title={Ten essential clinical informatics skills.}, author={Enrico W. Coiera}, journal={Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh}, year={1999}, volume={44 4}, pages={269-70} }