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audit trail

Informatics
A software-tracking system used for data security, which is attached to a file each time it is opened so an operator can identify who and when a file has been accessed.

Medspeak-UK
(1) A sequential printed or electronic record of individual audits, which can be used to assess the successful completion and maintenance of performance improvements.
(2) A permanent record of claims and/or payments stored on the database.

Trials
The entire written record of documents, correspondence and reports that document study conduct; a secure, time-stamped record that allows reconstruction of the course of events relating to the creation, modification and deletion of an electronic study record.

Examples
Study files, changes to CRFs, drug accountability records.

audit trail

Informatics A software tracking system used for data security, which is attached to a file each time it is opened so an operator can identify who and when a file has been accessed. See Internal audit.

doc·u·men·ta·tion trail

(dok'yū-mĕn-ta'shŭn trāl)
A detailed sequential record of events pertaining to a particular matter; used as a risk management technique.
Synonym(s): audit trail.

trail

a well-defined information pathway that leads from data point to data point and sequentially from analysis to conclusion.

audit trail
as for accounting trail but designed for audit purposes.
diagnostic trail
a diagnostic decision tree.
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Cross platform: Automated database audit logs for Oracle, Microsoft-SQL Server, IBM DB2, Sybase, and Informix environments.
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