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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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Many publications on these important technological advances are not included in available mining computer data bases.
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It is the code and the data base which makes the service unique in Ireland, if not the whole of the British Isles, and the company is keen to spread its wings.
The data base, which is maintained in a set of master files on magnetic discs and is always available to the computer, is the key to both present and future system effectiveness.
Storage efficiency and data base integrity are maintained by the operators' obeying basic rules of relational data bases, such as storing a piece of information only once.
Highlights include a technology data base, market data and business assistance, marketplace news, and a "trade show" showcasing envirotech companies.
Unfortunately, in most companies, this information is either imprisoned in arcane data base structures or randomly disseminated throughout the corporation via spreadsheets, PC data bases, and functional or departmental applications.
The Health Outcomes Institute (HOI) has announced the release of the first edition of a new data base of questions which health care organizations may use to assess outcomes of health care.
In turn, these conventions have led to, but shielded, the real problem with modern RWRs: design and support of effective radar warning requires access to a valid - accurate, detailed and comprehensive - threat data base.
* Data base research: To see the effect of a recent development in tax law, a data base search was conducted.