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  1. Fulltext. CDC WONDER : a comprehensive on-line public health information system of the centers for disease control and prevention.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    CDC WONDER, a comprehensive on-line public health information system of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was developed to place timely, action-oriented information in the hands of public health professionals.

    Methods

    A unified system was developed de novo to be used for and to evolve along with public health.

    All data are stored and updated on the CDC mainframe.

    Results

    CDC WONDER provides menu-driven access to 24 data-bases with information or mortality, hospital discharges, cancer incidence, notifiable diseases, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, etc.; each database has on-line documentation.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Système information, Informatique, Base donnée, En ligne, Prévention, Surveillance sanitaire, Aide décision, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Information system, Computer science, Database, On line, Prevention, Sanitary surveillance, Decision aid, United States, North America, America, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0632335

    Code Inist : 002B28F. Création : 199406.