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  1. Do primary care physicians prefer dictated or computer-generated discharge summaries ?

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To determine the preference of primary care physicians for computer-generated vs dictated discharge summaries from a neonatal intensive care unit.

    Design.-Survey mailed to primary care physicians.

    Setting.-Regional referral area of a level 111 neonatal intensive care unit.

    Participants.-Pediatricians and family medicine physicians caring for infants discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit.

    Results.-Of 58 questionnaires sent, 45 (78%) were returned.

    Overall, 33 physicians (73%) either strongly or mildly preferred the computer-generated discharge summary; eight (18%) had no preference; and four (9%) preferred the dictated discharge summary (P<.001).

    The category of strongest preference was relevance of information for continued patient care.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Assistance ordinateur, Surveillance sanitaire, Pédiatrie, Unité soin intensif, Néonatologie, Nouveau né, Homme, Nourrisson, Base donnée, Spécialité médicale, Analyse donnée

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Computer aid, Sanitary surveillance, Pediatrics, Intensive care unit, Neonatology, Newborn, Human, Infant, Database, Medical specialty, Data analysis

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0626262

    Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199406.