An integrated medical record and data system for primary care. Part 3: the diagnostic index manual and computer methods and applications

J Fam Pract. 1977 Jul;5(1):113-20.


Manual and computer versions of the diagnostic of the index-E-Book are described. Methods for establisment and maintenance of both indexes are given and the relative merits of each are delineated. Uses of diagnostic indexes are presented which are appropriate to solo and group practices. The role of the diagnostic index in curriculum development within a family practice training setting is also illustrated.

MeSH terms

  • Abstracting and Indexing
  • Computers
  • Disease / classification
  • Education, Medical
  • Family Practice / education
  • Humans
  • Information Systems*
  • Medical Records*
  • Morbidity
  • New York
  • Primary Health Care