Lab worksheets with space for test results, specimen pickup lists presorted by
ward and bed number, drug orders that automatically trigger the printing of
prescription records; these are all examples of the way in which computerized:
a. Requisitions are formatted and processed to minimize handling.
b. Diagnoses minimize patient contact.
Admissions data become available to all those who might need data.
d. Diagnosis and treatment enhance the quality of patient care.
A new tool becoming available to physicians in diagnosis and treatment is a data
bank network, outcomes research, which provides:
a. A list of diseases and conditions associated with a given set of symptoms.
b. A list of tests that can confirm, rule out, or supplement initial diagnosis.
A list of billing codes that insurance companies are likely to accept.
d. Historical data on success rates for alternative treatments.
A _________________ can monitor the patient's condition, dispense medication,
and give electrical stimulation to the patient.
a. Medical information system.
b. Battery-operated computer.
Video matrix terminal.