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2019/2020

Information Sources in Health Care

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
17PBIZIZ Z,ZK 3 1P+1C Czech
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Department of Biomedical Informatics
Synopsis:

Bibliographic resources: primary information resources, structure of the professional communication, secondary information resources, bibliographic databases.

Medical databases and registries: image and pharmacological databases, national medical registries - purpose, legislation, data entry, accessibility of outputs, forms of data mining.

Internet resources: types of the Internet resources in health care, Internet search services, strategy and tactics of the Internet search.

Evaluated information resources: Evidence Based Medicine, The Cochrane collaboration, EBM databases, interpretation of meta-analysis, recommended guidelines.

Quality of bibliographic information: Impact factor, SCI database, the accuracy, completeness and effectiveness of information search in databases

Quality of Internet information: visit rate, citation, criteria for quality web presentations, international evaluation standards.

Information resources for the public: credibility evaluation of resources, sociological aspects of information optimality, interactive resources of communication

Requirements:

Attendance at lectures and seminars, submission of exercises developed.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Bibliographic resources - primary information resources, structure of professional communications, secondary information resources, description of bibliographic resources use

2. Bibliographic database Medline - characteristics, method of its use

3. Quality of bibliographic information - Impact factor, databases SCI, accuracy, completeness and effectiveness of information search in databases

4. Medical information resources - medical databases, primary and secondary web resources, databases, video and pharmacological databases

5. National health registries - purpose, legislation, data entry, output accessibility, forms of data mining

6. Standards of health care - quality standards of health care, evaluation of quality health care, recommended guidelines

7. Internet resources - types of the Internet resources in health care, search services in health care, strategies and tactics of the Internet search

8. Evaluated information resources - Evidence based medicine, The Cochrane Collaboration, EBM databases, interpretation of meta-analyses

9. Quality of the Internet information - visit rate, citation, criteria of quality Internet presentations, international evaluation standards

10. Information resources for the public - evaluation of credibility of resources, sociological aspects of information optimality, interactive resources of communication

11. Electronic identification of patients and medical staff, electronic signature and electronic prescribing - information resources

12. Electronic documentation, transfer of documentation and remote administration

13. Medical education and portals for citizens - an overview of educational projects

14. Reserve

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Czech bibliographic resources - search in Czech medical journals, Bibliographia Medica Czechoslovaks - examples

2. Foreign bibliographic resources - search in bibliographic database Medline - examples

3. Quality of bibliographic information - search in Journal Citation Report database - examples

4. Medical information resources - search in image and pharmacological databases - examples

5. National health registries - health information search

6. Medical standards - recommended guidelines and standards and quality health care informations

7. Internet resources - search in Czech and foreign resources - examples

8. Evaluated information resources -EBM database, The Cochrane library

9. Quality of the Internet information - evaluation of the quality of health websites

10. Information resources for the public - the general and specialized portals

11. Electronic identification of patients and medical staff, electronic signature and electronic prescribing - information resources

12. Electronic documents, documents transfer and remote management-information resources

13. Medical education and portals for citizens - educational projects and portals

14. Reserve

Study Objective:

Getting acquainted with bibliographic databases and other medical information resources. Acquisition strategy and tactics of professional information search on the Internet. Acquiring knowledge in the area of quality evaluation of health information resources.

Study materials:

[1] P. Kasal, S. Svacina a kol.:Lékarská informatika, Karolinum 1998

[2] P. Kasal, S. Svacina a kol.: Internet a medicína, Grada 2001

[3] J. Feberová: Jak na Medline efektivne, Triton 2004

[4] P. Kasal a kol.:Zdravotnické registry a standardy, informacní zdroje a jejich kvalita. In:Pocítac v ordinaci, CNF pro eHealth, 2008

[5]P. Kasal, A. Veselková, J. Feberová: Praktická cvicení - Bibliografická báze dat Medline, Zdravotnické informacní zdroje, Odborné informace na internetu. eLearningovy kurz UK, Moodle, http://dl1.cuni.cz/course/view.php?id=683

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
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