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Introduction to Genetics of Prader Willi Syndrome

  Many of the child behavior problems and cognitive capabilities can be explained within the framework of understanding the characteristic of Prader Willi Syndrome. Society, family and hereditary factors also influence it. PWS is a disease of altered growth and development. Affected persons are potentially overweight, sexually immature, and short and developmentally delayed individuals. The… Read More »

References:

    1. Fader, Henry C., Computerized patient records. [online] URL http://www.physiciansnews.com/computers/1197.html [Accessed On Web 13 October 2004 ].   2. Ginneken van, Astrid M., 2002. The computerized patient record: balancing effort and benefit. International Journal of Medical Informatics [online], 65 (2002). Available from: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=Mimg&_imagekey=B6T7S/ [Accessed 13 October 2004 ].   3. Hilton, David, Information… Read More »

Conclusion

An introduction of Computerized Patient Administration System to the Health Care Organizations is no doubt a revolutionary success. It has been destined to play a crucial role in health care delivery to the patients, to streamline the information flow within the organizations and to control the cost and time in services provided 1 . Flexibility… Read More »

The dimensions of the change in the UK

  Until recently many hospitals and health-care centers developed their own self-sufficient patient administration systems: “two hospitals in the same town might have completely different software running on completely different types of computers 3 ”. No wonder that health services experienced communication difficulties. Thus, to ensure the consistency of information, the UK government has introduced… Read More »

The implications of this change

Enormous investments have gone into CPAS worldwide. The estimated costs for each large hospital are about £33mln., yet the overall benefits and costs of hospital information systems have rarely been assessed 17 . “When systems are evaluated, about three quarters are considered to have failed, and there is no indication that they improve the productivity… Read More »

Zolling Elison Syndrome

    Definition: Disorder in which severe peptic ulceration is found due to edema or hyperplasia of islet of pancrease which secrete gastrin resulting in hyperchlorhydria. Pathology: Tumor my be benign 40 % and malignant in 60 % cases. it may be located in stomach , duodenum ,spleen or even lymph nodes, multiple endocrine neoplasia… Read More »