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Hemodialysis Patient Tracking System, version 1.0

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Type: Data Base Program
Computer/Printer: IBM XT or AT or compatible microcomputer with at least 256K memory, 10 megabyte hard disk, and a 36OK floppy disk drive. An 80-column dot matrix printer is required.
Format: Must run on hard-disk system.
Documentation: Fifteen-page manual.
Publisher: Nephrology Foundation of Brooklyn., 342 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238: .
Price: $3750.00

Ann Intern Med. 1988;109(3):258-259. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-109-3-258_3
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Computers are increasingly being used to help physicians and other health care providers manage large amounts of data on complex patients. No group of patients would better benefit from this approach than patients having hemodialysis. These patients often have several complicating illnesses, are on various medications, and have frequent laboratory testing. Recordkeeping in an outpatient hemodialysis setting is often a nightmare. This program attempts to bring some order to this often chaotic situation. In addition, it can track peritoneal dialysis patients and do dialysis Kinetics, the mathematical analysis of the adequacy of dialysis.

This system is based on Dataflex, which




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