Thursday, October 25, 2012

New features GNU Health version 1.6.4


From Luis Falcón:

I am happy to announce the release of GNU Health 1.6.4 ! This version brings many improvements, especially in the Obstetrics and Nursing modules. A quick summary : 

Features
Gynecology and Obstetrics module
  • Functionality covers pre-conception; genetic and nutrition counseling; prenatal evaluations; antenatal and intrapartum monitoring; labor and puerperium
  • Improve obstetrics views and navigation
  • Automatic Pregnancy due date calculation from last menstrual period (LMP)
  • Pregnancies include the prenatal, antepartum and puerperium
  • Automatic, functional notification of patient pregnancy
  • Automatic computation of gestation age
  • Improved prenatal evaluation information
  • Include ultrasound information
*Fetal biometry and activity
*IUGR and its forms
*Simplify end of birth recording, as well as maternal death information
*Include preeclampsia, invasive placentation and other abnormalities during pregnancy

Lifestyle
  • Include CAGE alcoholism score

Pediatrics
  • Optimize Pediatric Symptoms Checklist for psychosocial risk

Nursing
  • New outpatient / ambulatory care functionality

Installation Notes
Please follow the instructions at the Wikibook GNU Health documentation Portal :http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/GNU_Health 

Upgrade Notes
There are no specific notes for this upgrade, so upgrading your previous GNU Health version should be straight forward. Of course, before any upgrade, please backup your database and follow the general upgrade instructions at the GNU Health Wikibook:http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/GNU_Health/Upgrade