Unlike older, more traditional ways of designing files, the data base method:
a. Creates data files for each application.
b. Stores data according to inherent characteristics.
Includes the instructions relevant to specific applications.
d. Avoids cross-referencing that establishes relationships between data files.
The data base management system processes the data base ________ the
applications programs needed to use it.
a. Independently of.
b. In conjunction with.
In terms of.
d. On the basis of.
By using a _____________, a physician can enter all patient orders at a computer
terminal at one time.
a. Departmental information system.
b. Microcomputer system.
Medical information system.
d. Decision support system.
The ______________ is composed of a "television" screen, a keyboard, and a
a. Video display terminal.
b. Cathode-ray tube.
d. Video matrix terminal.