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A study of the fragmentation of the medical record

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Published in: Infrastructures for Healthcare:Global Healthcare.Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop 2011 ; The medical record, the collection of notes and other documents concerning aparticular patient, is a time-honored and robust institutional artifact. However,with patients with chronic ailments that typically are treated and monitored bymultiple clinical workers, sometimes at different institutions, the medical recordis more than ‘beginning to burst’: it is beginning to fragment.This becomes clear from our ongoing study of the coordinative practices ofclinical workers dealing with patients with ‘implantable cardioverter-defibrillators’(ICDs), i.e., pacemakers that dub as defibrillators....

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Jørgen Bansler, Erling Havn, Troels Mønsted, Kjeld Schmidt

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eng

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http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8418

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