The information transfer in the context of hospitals in two countries, the UK and
Brazil has been observed and analysed. This entailed identifying patterns of
information use and need by medical professionals and ancillaries in both countries, and
especially in determining deficiencies in satisfying such needs. [Continues.]
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
Brazil, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnologico (CNPq).