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Table 1 Table showing the 4 step process designed in the CDS tool for collecting patient data and decision support

From: Engineering a mobile health tool for resource-poor settings to assess and manage cardiovascular disease risk: SMARThealth study

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
(Demographics) (Medical history) (Risk factor acquisition) (Decision support)
Age Past history of Myocardial infarction/Angina Blood Pressure Recommendations
Gender Past history of Stroke Blood Glucose (Smoking cessation,
Location Past history of PVD (fasting/random) nutrition and
Patient ID Past history of Diabetes Cholesterol lifestyle modifications),
Name Family history of Myocardial infarction/Angina (TC,HDL,LDL,TG) Next Visit
  Family history of Stroke Height (CVD risk screening,
  Family history of Diabetes Weight Diabetes screening
    Doctor referral),
    (Blood pressure lowering,
    Lipid lowering,
    Anti-platelet therapy),
    (SBP, DBP)
  1. Terminology used: PVD - Peripheral Vascular Disease, SBP - Systolic Blood Pressure, DBP - Diastolic Blood Pressure, TC - Total Cholesterol, LDL - Low Density Lipoprotein, HDL - High Density Lipoprotein, TG - Triglycerides, Patient ID - Patient Identifier.