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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

database

A collection of data or information, typically organised alphanumerically for ease and speed of search and retrieval.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

da·ta·base

(dā'tă-bās)
A collection of information on a given topic, stored digitally for rapid search and retrieval.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

da·ta·base

(dā'tă-bās)
A collection of information on a given topic, stored digitally for rapid search and retrieval.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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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Intrusion detection refers to the setting up of barriers in the computer database or the network.
Our Congress and the Library of Congress generate two computer databases called LEGIS and SCORPIO, respectively.
Since a computer is very literal and will search only for the exact word or words entered, it seems best, at times, to search computer databases with a wide net of words.
He said: 'I have just been round the coast and I always ask the question how is your IMS VISION (computer database) system and they always say to me 'it's okay boss, fine thank you
The state's crime computer database also failed to accept the entries for the same reason.
And since most communities put their official data into some sort of computer database, this layer of green can show up on computer screens throughout all city departments.
A patient visiting Hutzel Hospital typically goes to the admitting department and completes a form; demographic information is entered into a computer database. A history and physical examination are performed and the patient's condition is diagnosed; diagnostic codes and any tests are entered into the medical record.
Illegal, schmeegal: The taxpayers' computer database sent out White House Christmas cards to 65,000 high rollers, issued invites to millionaires hot for the White House soiree, recorded "special dietary needs" of fat cats, and brought America's elite to private gatherings of the Hillary Rodham Clinton Fan Club.
Using clues from the meteorite's composition and structure, the planetary scientist winnowed its place of origin down to 2 out of 42,283 Mars impact craters in her computer database.
IBM infoSage users will have access to abstracts and full text from PROMT, Trade & Industry Database, Computer Database, Newsletter Database, Magazine Database, Health Periodicals Database, and Industry Express.
of North Bay to develop a machine called the Veneer Optimizer, which can determine, through its computer database, how to cut a log for optimum usage and dollar value.
To reach large numbers of people, the Foundation places news and case summaries in a computer database without any restriction on who may access them.

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