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Functions & subroutines 516
Events 712
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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.
  • 2.3.9 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Renamed Non-steady-state to Pre-steady-state.
    • Added steady-state status to consult.
    • Updated help file.
  • 2.3.10 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added support for analysis of larger vancomycin doses

    December 2017

  • 2.3.11 - Features added/bugs fixed:
    • Added ability to change dose/freq on graph window.
    • Added mg/kg pop-up when hovering mouse pointer over dose entry.
    • Added max patient weight setting to setup dialog.
    • Added support for analysis of longer vancomycin infusions.
    • Fixed: if setup to enter age (not DOB), after entering age it clears after tab.
    • Improved 2-compartment model calculations.
    • Improved 2-compt model default parameters, added dbVersion flag to dbsize.ini.

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