A Data Base for the Study of Therapeutical Strategies for Haemophiliacs

  • J. Klonk
  • W. D. Hoffmann
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 16)

Abstract

Fifteen treatment centers for haemophilia in northwestern Germany are conducting a multi-center study for monitoring and documenting the ambulatory treatment of this severe bleeding disorder. The data from this study are col1ected in a hierarchical data base under the data base management system IMS and retrieved using a descriptive query language. The DBMS proves to be a valuable tool to support such a study. The design of and the requirements for specialized DBMS for statistical studies are investigated.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Klonk
    • 1
  • W. D. Hoffmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Medical InformaticsMedical School HannoverHannoverW-Germany

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