|physician as self-contained Machine||the "non-perfectability of man *", recognition of cognitive constraints|
|CME courses, self-study||error analysis, systems design, education at point of care|
|physician hunts, assembles, weighs, sorts, presents, maintains information||physician assesses bundled, pre-packaged information|
|literature searches, Boolean logic||knowledge-base searches, Boolean logic, hypertext|
See also: Elson RB, Faughnan, JG, Connelly, DP. An industrial process view of information delivery to support clinical decision making: implications for systems design and process measures. Elson's Publications Index and Clinical Decision Support (Elson)
[*] The article title and most citations used the word "perfectability". My spelling checker and Merriam-Webster say it ought to be perfectibility. It's likely a correct variant, but it is a neat example of something!