Database Query Interface for Medical Information Systems
With the development of multimedia technology, there is considerable interest from the medical profession in developing multimedia information systems which can be used to store patient records which include the full set of patient information. In order to use such systems one needs powerful but simple user-friendly interfaces. MIDWIFE (Multi-media Information Database With Intelligent Front End) has been designed to meet these requirements. The basic concepts and model for interaction are described. The use of a hypertext-like approach is an important element in this. The use of browse mode for inspecting results fits well with this notion and is important for a medical information system.
KeywordsRelational Database Target User Medical Information System Multimedia Technology Health Care User
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