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Dissemination, standardization and user-flexibility in implementing TOMRs for cardiology.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1807630     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A great many clinics are interested in using software programs in daily practice. We report on the construction of a time oriented medical record unit (TOMRU). It runs on MS-DOS personal computers. TOMRU handles the follow-up data of ambulatory patients. Of the possible database customizations allowed by TOMRU, the cardiology patient database (TOMRU/C) and hypertensive patient database (TOMRU/H) were developed and are described here. Customizing TOMRU should in any case be left to an expert user, in charge of database management. The clinical information to be included in the customizations was obtained by discussing the needs of and obtaining the consensus of clinical practitioners. TOMRU/C was handed over to some hundreds of clinical centres during the computerized itinerant courses held to train users.
F Pinciroli; C Combi; G Pozzi; R Rossi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings / the ... Annual Symposium on Computer Application [sic] in Medical Care. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0195-4210     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-21     Completed Date:  1992-05-21     Revised Date:  2008-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8113685     Medline TA:  Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dipartimento di Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano.
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MeSH Terms
Ambulatory Care Information Systems
Database Management Systems
Databases, Factual* / standards
Medical Records Systems, Computerized* / standards
User-Computer Interface

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