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OBJECTIVE To describe the electronic medical databases used in antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in lower-income countries and assess the measures such programmes employ to maintain and improve data quality and reduce the loss of patients to follow-up. METHODS In 15 countries of Africa, South America and Asia, a survey was conducted from December(More)
Effective health information systems require timely access to all health data from all sources, including sites of direct care. In most parts of the world today, these data most likely come from many different and unconnected systems-but must be organized into a composite whole. We use the word interoperability to capture what is required to accomplish this(More)
Owing to manifold changes in the external conditions of the Freiherr-vom-Stein-Schule and the rehabilitation centre "Lichtenau" as well as the shift of emphasis in society's attitudes vis-a-vis the disabled, it seemed necessary to prepare a further report on the experiences gained with this school experiment in Hessisch-Lichtenau. A short survey of the(More)
  • M Spohr
  • 2000
Considering the experiences and behaviour patterns of terminally ill patients, especially their perceptions, fears, wishes and needs, the classical phases as possible stages in the processes involved in the last big crisis in life are newly described. Consequences on how to adequately communicate and interact with these patients are represented.(More)
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