database

(redirected from Data bases)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to Data bases: Database software, Online databases

database

 [da´tah-bās″]
a collection of data or information. In online information retrieval, a collection of index records in machine readable form.
bibliographic database a database containing bibliographic records.
full text database a database containing the complete text of a source document such as a legal decision, news story, journal article, or other primary source.

database

a store or bank of information in a form that can be processed by computer.

database

A collection of data or information, typically organised alphanumerically for ease and speed of search and retrieval.

database

Register Clinical trials Any repository–often computerized for observations and related information about a group of Pts–eg, adult males living in Göteborg or a disease–eg, HTN or an intervention–eg, antihypertensives or other events or characteristics Informatics An aggregation of records or other data that is updatable; DBs manage and archive large amounts of information; a pool of information that can be accessed or retrieved by any of the parameters or 'fields' used for data entry–eg, Pt name, medical record number, date of admission, date of surgery, etc. See Administrative database, ADROIT database, Curated database, Factual database, Hazardous Substances & Health Effects Database, LOINC database, Medical error superdatabase, Relational database, SAGE database.

da·ta·base

(dā'tă-bās)
A collection of information on a given topic, stored digitally for rapid search and retrieval.

da·ta·base

(dā'tă-bās)
A collection of information on a given topic, stored digitally for rapid search and retrieval.

Patient discussion about database

Q. where is the greatest data base of Fibromyalgia over the net? do someone know the address ? will i find all my answers there ? is it like here where you can chat with other patient ?

A. i looked for information about Fibromyalgia all around the web and the best site gathering reliable information on it is:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fibromyalgia.html

gives you every web page about it and with a quality stamp :)


More discussions about database
References in periodicals archive ?
Corporate tax departments have for some years benefited from computer-assisted techniques for accessing vast mainframe data bases through a modem.
it's often possible to compromise the data base and deduce individual pieces of information.
A student studying space flight while at home or in school, for example, will be able to access a multimedia data base with video and audio news clips of the nation's first space flight and interviews with the astronauts.
Students, teachers and parents will be able to access, from their classrooms and homes, information and videos provided by third parties and stored in multimedia libraries and large-scale computer data bases.
For example, using a relational data base program, MedSynergies can analyze payments by physician, by CPT code and by payor and compare the results against Medicare's 2001 allowables, enabling a practice to determine if it has a competitive fee schedule.
Campaign management segments the data base, manages mass targeted or personalized e-mailings, makes requests, publishes lists while updating the customer relations history.
based company using software and extensive data bases to help clients provide better service--through a better understanding of their customers.
Television business news magazine "Business Now" this week reports on a company using software and data bases to become a leader in understanding customer buying habits, profiles a Massachusetts company making e-commerce easier for customers and merchants, and goes inside a world leader in industrial purification and infiltration.
In April, 1999, Business Objects announced a strategic technology and reseller partnership with NAT (also known as AnswerSets), to deliver BusinessObjects(TM) Set Analyzer(TM), a high-performance, set-based analysis tool for very large data bases.
2 supports Internet connectivity to TCN's data bases, again eliminating the use of modems or dialing.
A major part of ECCS' business is working with customers to improve the performance and response of their relational data bases.