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The resident's friend is a menu-based file management system designed to keep limited records of patients and procedures. Data are entered, deleted, or edited by selecting the appropriate option from a menu. The program gives detailed instructions that can be followed by those with little or no knowledge of computers. Different reports can be generated, and most can be displayed on the monitor or printed.
The two major components are the main program and a procedure program. The main program manages a current inpatient census of up to 40 cases and maintains permanent records (the number is limited only by
The Resident's Friend. Ann Intern Med. ;103:649. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-103-4-649_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;103(4):649.
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