CMSC 491/691 - Clinical Informatics, Spring 2013
You are to write a survey paper on a specific topic within the scope of biomedical informatics.
Only 691 students
are required to complete this assignment.
Research topics will be
by the instructor.
Your research should be based on a review of the literature.
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association
Computers in Biology and Medicine
Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Journal of Biomedical Informatics
ACM Digital Library
You should include
3 to 5
from any of the above sources.
You may need to visit the
Health Science Library
at the UMB campus for certain articles.
Your paper include the following
An overview of your topic (ie, clinical decision support systems).
A discussion of the specific area of your topic you are focusing on (ie, gycemic control for intensive care patients).
A brief summary of open areas of research in the specific area of your topic.
Your paper should be
4 to 6 pages long
with appropriate headings, one-inch margins, single spacing, and a 12-point font.
in the ICMJE format.
Grasso MA, Yen MJ, Mintz ML. Survey of handheld computing among medical students. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine. 2006 Jun;82(3):196-202.