• The development of an electronic distance learning course in health informatics 

    Parry, David; Cockcroft, Sophie; Breton, Alice; Abernethy, David; Gillies, John
    Since 1997 the authors have been involved in the development of a distance learning course in health informatics. The course is delivered via CD-ROM and the Internet. During this process we have learned valuable lessons ...
  • Finding medical information on the Internet: Who should do it and what should they know 

    Parry, David
    More and more medical information is appearing on the Internet, but it is not easy to get at the nuggets amongst all the spoil. Bruce McKenzie's editorial in the December 1997 edition of SIM Quarterly dealt very well with ...
  • Induction of labour for post term pregnancy: An observational study 

    Parry, Emma; Parry, David; Pattison, Neil
    The aim of the study was to compare the 2 management protocols for postterm pregnancy; elective induction of labour at 42 weeks’ gestation and continuing the pregnancy with fetal monitoring while awaiting spontaneous labour. ...
  • Infiltrating IT into primary care: A case study 

    Cockcroft, Sophie; Parry, David; Breton, Alice; Abernethy, David; Gillies, John
    Web based approaches to tracking students on placement are receiving much interest in the field of medical education The work presented here describes a web-based solution to the problem of managing data collection from ...
  • Using rough sets to study expert behaviour in induction of labour 

    Parry, David; Yeap, Wai Kiang; Pattison, Neil
    The rate of induction of labour (IOL) is increasing, despite no obvious increase in the incidence of the major indications. However the rate varies widely between different centres and practitioners and this does not seem ...
  • Using the Internet to teach health informatics 

    Parry, David; Breton, Alice; Abernethy, David; Cockcroft, Sophie; Gillies, John
    Since July 1998 we have been teaching an Internet-based distance learning course in health informatics. The development of this course and the experiences we have had running it are described in this paper. The course was ...