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From: Effect of electronic patient record use on mortality in End Stage Renal Disease, a model chronic disease: retrospective analysis of 9 years of prospectively collected data

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"Bird's eye view" of the first part of the lifetime history of a patient treated by in-center HD since August 1999. Disease conditions related to the kidney and urinary tract, and disease conditions and procedures related to dialysis are displayed. Organized for a dialysis patient, they are displayed chronologically under the corresponding headings. ICD-9-CM codes and descriptors, in upper case, are used to display the diagnoses and procedures. Brief comments, which had been added to the entry screens, appear in lower case beneath the ICD coded descriptors where they provide clinical color for the codes,

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