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The purpose of this study is to compare C&P examination reports performed using a Compensation and Pension Examination Program (CPEP) computerized, templated documentation tool to a customary examination performed and then report dictated in quality, completeness, timeliness and veteran satisfaction.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Computer based template for exam documentation, Dictation for exam documentation
VA Medical Center
Department of Veterans Affairs
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:53-0400
The transfer of patients from the intensive care unit (ICU) to a medical or surgical hospital ward is a particularly high risk transfer that may expose patients to complications or adverse...
Altered mental status (AMS) is common in older patients. However there is a lack of standardization in the definition and documentation of this compliant. Different perception of AMS can c...
This research study aims to improve the standard exam called Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST). The FAST exam is an ultrasound test used to identify an abdominal bleed. T...
The investigators propose to use a Natural Language Processing System (NLP) to provide an initial baseline report for primary care patients at risk for diabetes and cardiovascular complica...
Proper implant position has a significant impact in esthetic and functional outcomes of implant-supported restorations. Computer-assisted template-based implant placement (guided surgery) ...
Screening can detect adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). The objective was to determine if computer-based simulation (CBS) and computerized clinical decision-support systems (CCDSS) would improve p...
On physical examination of the shoulder, and specifically the rotator cuff, the full and empty can tests associated with weakness are the tests of choice for supraspinatus tears. However, under the hu...
The purpose of this project was to standardize the referral and documentation process for diabetes education in patients with type 2 diabetes. The goal was to refer all eligible patients with type 2 d...
By treating each examination as a polytomous item and a grade that a student achieved in the exam as a score on the item, the partial credit model (PCM) has been used to analyse data from examinations...
A neuropsychological test designed to assess different memory functions. It may incorporate an optional cognitive exam (Brief Cognitive Status Exam) that helps to assess memory related cognitive function.
Systematic organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of specialized information, especially of a scientific or technical nature (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983). It often involves authenticating or validating information.
An agency of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH concerned with overall planning, promoting, and administering programs pertaining to various aspects of documentation and library services in the field of medicine.
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
Gray matter structures of the telencephalon and limbic system in the brain, but containing widely varying definitions among authors. Included here is the cortical septal area, subcortical SEPTAL NUCLEI, and the SEPTUM PELLUCIDUM. Many authorities consider the septal region to be made up of the septal area and the septal nuclei, but excluding the septum pellucidum. (Anthoney, Neuroanatomy and the Neurologic Exam, 1994, pp485-489; NeuroNames, http://rprcsgi.rprc.washington.edu/neuronames/index.html (November 18, 1998)).
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...