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Implementing electronic medical record systems in developing countries.
The developing world faces a series of health crises including HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis that threaten the lives of millions of people. Lack of infrastructure and trained, experienced staff areExpand
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Comprehensive treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.
BACKGROUND Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis has been reported in 45 countries, including countries with limited resources and a high burden of tuberculosis. We describe the management ofExpand
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An information system and medical record to support HIV treatment in rural Haiti
Lack of infrastructure, including information and communication systems, is considered a barrier to successful HIV treatment programmes in resource poor areas. The authors describe how they set up aExpand
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E-Health Systems for Management of MDR-TB in Resource-Poor Environments: A Decade of Experience and Recommendations for Future Work
INTRODUCTION Multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) is a complex infectious disease that is a growing threat to global health. It requires lengthy treatment with multiple drugs and specialized laboratoryExpand
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Evaluating the impact and costs of deploying an electronic medical record system to support TB treatment in Peru
The PIH-EMR is a Web based electronic medical record that has been in operation for over four years in Peru supporting the treatment of drug resistant TB. We describe here the types of evaluationsExpand
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Improving Access to TB Medical Records in Remote Clinics in Peru Using a Personal Digital Assistant Based Application
Personal Digital Assistant Based Application Zayed Yasin, Sharon Choi BS, Jiamish S F Fraser MBChB, MSc, MRCP Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change, Dept. of Social Medicine, HarvardExpand
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Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis and revascularization
  • Sharon S. Choi
  • Medicine
  • Expert review of cardiovascular therapy
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Atherosclerotic renovascular disease is the most common cause of secondary hypertension. The patients with renovascular disease are at increased risk for adverse cardiac outcomes. Recent trialsExpand
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Is hospital service associated with racial and ethnic disparities in experiences with hospital care?
PURPOSE Little is known about the influence of processes of hospital care on racial and ethnic differences in experiences with hospital care. SUBJECTS AND METHODS To determine whether patientExpand
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Impact of in-hospital major bleeding on outcomes in acute coronary syndromes
Purpose of review To describe the hazard of in-hospital major bleeding after acute coronary syndromes. Recent findings Long-term complications of early bleeding can extend to over 3 years beyond theExpand
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Implementation and Initial Evaluation of a Web-based Nurse Order Entry System for Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Patients in Peru
Socios En Salud uses directly observed therapy to treat a majority of the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Peru. The nurses play an important role in this community-based model as the patients'Expand
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