A Modular Integrated Medical Record for General Practice
Central Laboratory, an independent group of Belgian physicians, together with the College of Flemish G.P.s, started in 1970 an E.D.P. project. for the G.P.s.
A patient questionnaire (symptomlist) which is processed by the computer in order to produce a probability list towards general medical areas which helps the G.P. to choose the most suited investigation techniques (1972).
A questionnaire for risk factor detection where the computer produces a risk calculation — a screening schedule and instructions for the patient (1973).
A program for the evaluation of laboratory results (1975).
A questionnaire program for basic patient history with risk calculation and listing of the potential adverse reaction for drugs (1977).
in a fixed lay out: family history — past history — psycho-social events — life habits — environmental factors — chronic problems — chronic medication — vaccination
followed by a calculation of the risks for each patient and the potential adverse reaction for drugs
where possible, this basic information will be completed with a profile of the laboratory analyses and suggestions for the further management of the case.
The out-put will be on paper print-out to be sent to the participating G.P.s. Practical difficulties and possibilities will be discussed with the participants.
Phase 2 foresees the completion of the basic record with a continuous problem oriented registration of the relevant patient data. This phase will start on 1st June 1979 and comprises of 25.000 relevant patient contacts per year — for a two year period.
KeywordsPatient Questionnaire Life Habit Chronic Medication Problem Orient Potential Adverse Reaction
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