Advantages of using a computerized data- Base of MS patients

M. Eoli, M. Miele, L. La Mantia, A. Salmaggi, C. Milanese

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Abstract

To prescribe the right therapy in Multiple Sclerosis, it becomes every day more relevant an exact knowledge of clinical features ofeach patient. But several problems maketlifficult the use of clinical files, when hundred of patients are followed by a single research unit. To assure a better managment of clinical data, we built a computerized clinical file and adapt File maker Pro, a common used data base program, edited by Apple, to satisfy the specific requires of neurologists, involved in MS research. Clinical parameters, as relapse frequency in the last two or one year, progression of disabilty or duration of the progression phase are automatic calculated, making possible to obtain in few minutes an up to date clinical history of each patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)71
Number of pages1
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Volume18
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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