OpenSDE: A strategy for expressive and flexible structured data entry
International Journal of Medical Informatics , Volume 74 - Issue 6 p. 481- 490
Purpose: This description focuses on the expressiveness and flexibility of OpenSDE: an application that supports recording of structured narrative data. Methods: OpenSDE enables data entry with (customizable) forms based on trees of medical concepts. The relevant scope for data entry can be tailored per medical domain by construction of a domain-specific tree. OpenSDE is intended for structuring narrative data to make these available for both care and research. Results: The OpenSDE application is currently in use at several departments in our academic hospital, including radiology, neurology, pediatrics, and child psychiatry. OpenSDE is available for all in open source.
|Computerized medical record systems, Medical history taking, Structured data entry|
|International Journal of Medical Informatics|
|Organisation||Department of Medical Informatics|
Los, R.K, van Ginneken, A.M, & van der Lei, J. (2005). OpenSDE: A strategy for expressive and flexible structured data entry. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 74(6), 481–490. doi:10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2005.04.005