- The decline and fall of Esperanto: lessons for standards committeesR Patterson
University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84132, USA
J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:444-6. 1999..In some cases, previously shunned proprietary systems have become the standard. A proposed standard, no matter how simple, logical, and well designed, may have difficulty displacing an imperfect but functional "real life" system...
- Small bowel obstruction from internal hernia as a complication of colonoscopyR Patterson
Leamington District Memorial Hospital, Leamington, Canada
Can J Gastroenterol 14:959-60. 2000..Several cases of incarcerated inguinal hernia resulting from endoscopy are described in the medical literature; this is the first reported case of an incarcerated internal hernia as a complication of colonoscopy...
- Educational instruction on a hospital information system for medical students during their surgical rotationsR Patterson
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:111-6. 2001..To evaluate the benefit, for medical students on their surgical rotations, of real-time educational instruction during order entry on a hospital information system...