Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica

Acta Academiae Medicinae Sinica ›› 2015, Vol. 37 ›› Issue (2): 240-245.doi: 10.3881/j.issn.1000-503X.2015.02.018

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Application of Cloud Database in the Management of Clinical Data of Patients with Skin Diseases

Xiao-fei MAO1, Rui LIU2, Wei DU1, Xue FAN1, Dian CHEN3, Ya-gang ZUO1, Qiu-ning SUN1()   

  1. 1Department of Dermatology,PUMC Hospital,CAMS and PUMC,Bejing 100730,China.
    2 Department of Project,Healthcare Administration Association of America(Beijing)Corporation,Bejing 102218,China.
    3 Department of Dermatology,Beijing Tsinghua Changgung Hospital,Bejing 100091,China.
  • Received:2014-06-23 Online:2015-02-28 Published:2015-05-01

Abstract: ObjectiveTo evaluate the needs and applications of using cloud database in the daily practice of dermatology department.MethodsThe cloud database was established for systemic scleroderma and localized scleroderma.Paper forms were used to record the original data including personal information,pictures,specimens,blood biochemical indicators,skin lesions,and scores of self-rating scales. The results were input into the cloud database.The applications of the cloud database in the dermatology department were summarized and analyzed.ResultsThe personal and clinical information of 215 systemic scleroderma patients and 522 localized scleroderma patients were included and analyzed using the cloud database.The disease status,quality of life,and prognosis were obtained by statistical calculations.ConclusionsThe cloud database can efficiently and rapidly store and manage the data of patients with skin diseases.As a simple,prompt,safe,and convenient tool,it can be used in patients information management,clinical decision-making,and scientific research.

Key words: cloud database, dermatology disease, information management, systemic scleroderma, localized scleroderma

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