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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 :)


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