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Kinetics© for Windows™
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Forms 29
Functions & subroutines 516
Events 712
Lines of code 1,245,431
 

Version history

  • 1.1.0 - First commercial release
  • 1.1.1 - Features added/bugs fixed
    • Added improved LAN support
    • Added ability to choose creatinine clearance method
    • Added calculated age display
    • Added this new web site address to the help menu
    • Fixed occasional "Error 6 overflow" error on startup
    • Fixed 2-compartment model infusion length
    • Fixed age calculation rounded to nearest month
    • Fixed occaisional Crash when selecting drug model
  • 1.1.2 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Fixed crash when enter renal dosage recommendation greater than 20 characters
    • Fixed renal tables cut off at 1024 bytes on display & print
    • Fixed dosage recommendation overprints on some renal consults
  • 1.1.3 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added improved LAN support: now utilize individual record locks instead of page locks.
    • Improved patient data error messages: now only appear on nonblank fields.
    • Fixed after clicking new patient, calculated age and foreground colors did not clear.
  • 1.1.4 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved date error messages
    • Fixed occasional crash when printing a consult.
  • 1.1.5 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added support for extended-interval aminoglycoside dosing.
    • Removed "room number" as a required field, for the home care guys.
    • Tweaked some of the error messages.
  • 1.1.6 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added automatic date format setting.
      The 32-bit program will now check your current Windows date format and change it if it is not Y2K compliant.
    • Added international date format support.
      The program will now accept the standard British date format of dd/MM/yyyy, but only if the International settings in control panel are set to British.
    • Added database bar shortcut keys for those who don't like to click the mouse.
    • Improved serum creatinine display now supports SI units.
    • Improved model error checking.
    • Fixed user-added models occasionally would not display.
  • 1.1.7 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added vancomycin 1-cpt model to shipped database (now ships with 1 & 2 cpt models).
    • Added check for appropriate vanco model based on dose.
    • Added check for valid data path on startup and allow re-entry.
    • Improved date entry
      Press the "T" key to automatically enter today's date.
    • Improved creatinine entry
      "Add" button to copy the most recent creat to the previous creat and clear data fields for new input.
    • Fixed find button turned NumLock off.
    • Fixed previous creatinine color doesn't change properly.
  • 1.1.8 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added heparin model
    • Added error check to compare computed dose vs user-entered dose
    • Added peak time labels to models which calculate/display peak levels
    • Added nag screen for routine database maintenance
    • Improved support for international date formats
  • 1.1.9 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added help button to model editing password window.
    • Added extrapolated peak and trough levels to print-out for traditional serum level analysis.
    • Added monitoring form to print menu.
    • Added option to enter patient age or birthdate.
    • Fixed heparin adjust dose print-out occasionally stated "load" instead of "hold".
  • 1.2.0 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved databar and keyboard shortcuts.
    • Improved seek function.
    • Improved 1-comp vanco serum level analysis.
    • Fixed age didn't increment until the day after the birthdate.
    • Fixed email/web-site link would cause program crash if your PC had no web browser or email program.
    • Fixed if long install folder name, the print preview program sometimes would be unable to find the graph.
    • Fixed unnecessary max dose warning with Extended interval aminoglycoside dosing.
  • 1.2.1 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added and rearranged keyboard shortcuts so that all program functions are now accessible via the keyboard only.
    • Added monitoring form toolbar button.
    • Added color emphasis and hints to the databar.
    • Improved drug selection list.
    • Improved graphing function.
  • 1.2.2 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added ability to toggle graph printing on or off.
    • Added weight-normalized clearance to 2-comp models.
    • Added display of clearance calculation for theophylline and dig.
    • Fixed report columns would run together if used all caps.
    • Fixed clearance frames were labeled as elimination rate.
    • Fixed unable to add more than one new patient simultaneously in multiuser mode.
  • 1.2.3 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added save and refresh icons to databars.
    • Added database status line and display of record number.
    • Added Tool functions to menu bar.
    • Added upper and lower limits to dosing weight changes.
    • Added ability to change Vd on prospective models.
    • Improved model editor error checking.
    • Improved monitoring form & can now be printed on retrospective.
    • Improved automatic date display in serum level entry window.
    • Fixed age didn't increment until the day after the birthdate.
    • Fixed infusion length error when it spans midnight.
  • 1.2.4 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added save and refresh icons to databars.
    • Added visual clues for status of the databar and toolbar icons.
    • Added global error handler.
    • Improved multi-user stability.
  • 1.2.5 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added peak predict time.
    • Added time above MIC calculation for 2-compartment model.
    • Added legend to serum level graph.
    • Added consult printing options to menu tree.
    • Improved 2-compartment model equations.
  • 1.2.6 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added patient list.
    • Added obesity factor adjustment for CrCl calculation.
    • Added backup function.
    • Fixed tab order in targets frame
    • Fixed color change of earlier creatinine
  • 1.2.7 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved report writer.
    • Improved numeric field checking.
    • Fixed "Object not set error" when renal dosing.
  • 1.2.8 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added total savings to workload report.
    • Added peak predict time field to model database.
    • Improved 2-comp model: added toggle to use target peak.
    • Improved model editing screen & routines.
  • 1.2.9 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added levels table to save serum level data.
    • Improved serum level entry tab.
  • 1.2.10 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added steady-state proximity check
    • Added right click to ht/wt fields to enter alternate method
    • Added email button to error dialog
    • Added "Copy" function to model editing
    • Added Drip chart table and enabled editing of default drips
    • Improved serum level analysis tab so that it flows more logically
    • Fixed Newly added models didn't show up in list
    • Fixed Bayesian outlier caused crash
  • 1.2.11 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added canned comments for consult print-out
    • Added 4-point non-steady-state 1-comp method
    • Improved theophylline prospective dosing
    • Fixed infusion spanning midnight caused error
  • 1.2.12 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added population analysis tool
    • Added ability to change header & report fonts
    • Added decimal entry in drip chart db editing
    • Added new program icon
    • Improved graph to show approach to steady-state
    • Improved backup to save last drive and path
  • 1.2.13 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved 32-bit print engine
    • Improved Active-X controls
  • 1.2.14 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added ml range to drip chart
    • Added mcg/kg/hr option to drip chart
    • Improved Active-X controls
    • Improved 1-compartment loading dose
  • 1.2.15 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added lookup box on patient list window
    • Added CL method for 1-compartment models
    • Added "Peak to MIC ratio" for 1- and 2-comp models
    • Improved "Hours above MIC" to reflect the interval vs 24 hrs
    • Improved time to steady-state estimation
    • Improved model db - separated MaxDose and EI dose fields
  • 1.2.16 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added log in screen and access log for HIPAA compliance
    • Added "24h AUC to MIC ratio" for 1- and 2-comp models
    • Improved "Time > MIC" to reflect a percentage vs number of hours
    • Improved lab data collection form
    • Improved serum level error messages
    • Fixed copy/paste for Date fields
  • 1.2.17 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added alternate CrCl methods
    • Added ABW adjustments to the setup window
    • Added mode and login display to main window status bar.
    • Added double click to retrieve selected patient on list window
    • Dropped 16 bit support
  • 1.2.18 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added default selection of general CrCl methods
    • Added db status lines to User/Drip meds/Model screens
    • Improved model editor
  • 1.2.19 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added list icon to databar
    • Added list function for User/Drip meds/Model editing screens
    • Added sort and reprint consult functionality to View window
    • Improved e-mail and web links
    • Fixed $ savings not being saved bug
  • 2.1.1 - Major update:
    • Added Microsoft DateTime calendar for date and time entries.
    • Added new runtime and components necessitated by above
    • Improved db engine for better XP compatibility
    • Improved graphical buttons for better XP appearance
  • 2.1.2 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added web update function
    • Added Mosteller BSA to setup
    • Added open folder dialog to setup
    • Added log in name to Drip charts print out
    • Fixed 3 & 4 pt non-SS serum level entry problem
  • 2.1.3 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved EI dosing
  • 2.1.4 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved date of birth entry
  • 2.1.5 - Features added/bugs fixed:
  • 2.1.6 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved interface function
  • 2.1.7 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved LBW calculation in short statured individuals
  • 2.1.8 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added non-steady-state analysis for 1-compartment models
  • 2.1.9 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added default care plan for renal tables
  • 2.2.1 - Major update:
    • Added data tracker for monitoring parameters
    • Added active/inactive patient toggle
    • Added inactivate all patients function
    • Added point prediction function
    • Improved patient list - active or all
    • Improved print preview - no longer full screen
    • Improved consult reprint - individual care plan save/retrieval
    • Improved consult printout - added logo and bar code capability
    • Improved Message box display - now centered over calling dialog
    • Fixed reprint - Rph title not retrieved
    • Fixed consults and levels saves - duplications
  • 2.2.2 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Help system updated and compiled into HTML help
  • 2.2.3 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Security update - added database encryption and password protection
  • 2.2.4 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • General code cleanup
  • 2.2.5 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Fixed EI dose range check
  • 2.2.6 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Fixed: Help system reverted back to classic WinHelp
  • 2.2.7 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added loading dose to prosective method and serum level graph
    • Added MDRD GFR warning
    • Fixed: when patient db blank, unable to edit user db
  • 2.3.1 - Major update:
    • Added simplified patient retrieval.
    • Added MRU list of most recent patients accessed.
    • Added direct print via icon, or preview via menu.
    • Added Copy consult to clipboard with right click on print icon.
    • Added IDMS SrCr adjust & setting.
    • Added IDMS for MDRD & adjust to BSA.
    • Added Minimum SrCr setting.
    • Added Evaluate dose by weight tool.
    • Added Levels scheduler tool.
    • Added Patient database cleanup (merge duplicate records).
    • Added word doc template for Monitor printing.
    • Improved EI nomogram graph.
    • Added duplicate MRN check.
    • Disabled MRN editing after retrieval.
    • Added fuzzy name check to prevent complete name change.
    • Added realtime X, Y graph scaling.
    • Added extrapolated Peak/Trough display/printing with Bayesian.
    • Added T90% and T95% to consult printout.
    • Added MRN to reports.
    • Added tips for levels date/time entry.
    • Changed EI retrospective consult to print nomogram instead of SS plot.
    • Added error trap for corrupted database with automatic recovery.
    • Added support for dual monitors.
  • 2.3.2 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Improved support for dual monitors.
    • Updated help file.
    • Added settings to save form size/position for each user.
  • 2.3.3 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added Adjust CL to LBW option on prospective clearance model.
    • Updated single point Bayeisan analysis to allow level outside of dosing interval.
    • Fixed Clearance label on consult print-out.
    • Added max length to Sr Cr fields.
    • Fixed duplicate levels save.
  • 2.3.4 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Population analysis improvements: Added regression plot to report, export serum levels.
    • Report writer improvements: filter for age, weight, crcl, serum level.
    • Added BMI to patient data tab and monitoring form.
    • Re-enabled edit of MRN.
    • Added output change to "adjust CL to LBW" checkbox click.
    • Changed LBW display/print to calculated (was lesser of ABW or LBW).
    • Setup: add choice to save window size and position.
  • 2.3.5 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Fixed issue with form resize on different monitors.
  • 2.3.6 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added automatic check for update on startup
    • Changed CrCl adjusted BW to key off of BMI
    • Fixed model editor issue: "CL" and "Kel" selectors sometimes don't change.
  • 2.3.7 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added technical support dialog.
    • Added check if winhelp32.exe present.
    • Added MRU list save-load after main form closes-opens.
    • Changed BSA to BMI on consult and monitor forms.
  • 2.3.8 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added Bayesian goodness-of-fit to calculation detail.
    • Added goodness-of-fit to consult print-out
    • Added detail to outlier display.
    • Improved Non-steady-state dialog.
    • Updated help file.

    January 2015

  • 2.3.9 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Renamed Non-steady-state to Pre-steady-state.
    • Added steady-state status to consult.
    • Updated help file.

Registered users may download a patch to the latest Kinetics© program executable file. This is the exe file only, not the complete installation. The patch will not affect your setup or any changes to the drug models that you may have made.


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