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The paper presents a prototype of a clinical information system for the archiving and management of multimedia and temporally-oriented clinical data related to percutaneous transluminal coronary (PTCA) patients. The system is based on an object-oriented database management system (DBMS) and supports multiple views and schema views on patient's data. After a detailed analysis of the considered clinical environment, carried out using an object-oriented approach previously developed in the field of business process modeling; some suitable view schemas for different user roles have been modeled and implemented. Remote data access for authorized users working outside the considered clinical institution is supported too.

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Authors: PORTONI L, JRC Ispra (IT);COMBI C, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università degli Studi di Udine (IT);PINCIROLI F, Dipartimento di Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: AMIA 1998 Annual Fall Symposium, Orlando (US), November 7-11, 1998
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 41655 ORA
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