Menu bar

 

Top  Previous  Next

 

bm36

 

Click on the menu bar to access important program functions and help. Keyboard shortcuts are also available for the more frequently used functions.

 

File menu

Backup database

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: Copy the database files to a removable media for safe keeping.  Because the individual patient records are so small, a Kinetics database containing 2,000 patients and 4,000 consults would easily fit onto one high density 3.5" floppy.

Clean database

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

This function is password protected.  

Description: Merge duplicate patient records and optionally delete patients without a saved consult. This function should be used when you notice there are duplicate records in the patient database.

Repair database

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: Repair and compress the database.  This function should be used at least monthly, as a routine preventative maintenance to ensure that the database can be accessed efficiently without unexpected errors.

Edit database

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

These functions are password protected.  

Drip chart meds

Description: Add/edit/delete drip chart meds.  This function allows you to customize the drip chart meds to fit your practice.

Monitor parameters

Description:  This used to activate and define columns for the optional data tracker function

PK models

Description: Add/edit/delete pharmacokinetic models.  This function allows you to customize the pharmacokinetic drug models to fit your patient population(s).

Users

Description: Add/edit/delete users.  This function allows you to manage those who are authorized to have access to the program.

Reports

Database report

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+D.

Description: Create various reports from previous consults.

Drip chart

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+I.

Description: Create drip rate chart for IV drug administration.

Population analysis

Keyboard shortcut:  (none)

Description: Analyze drug models from your saved patient data.

Setup

This function is password protected.  

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+S.

Description: Set defaults used by the program.  This function is described in the Setup topic.

Delete patient

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: Permanently deletes the currently displayed patient. This is only recommended for removal of mistaken entries, see the Discharge patient topic for further explanation.

Log Out

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+O

Description: Quickly log out without exiting the Kinetics program. This feature, along with a strict PC security policy will help you comply with HIPAA.

Exit

Keyboard shortcut: (none)

Description:  Exit the Kinetics program.

 

Print menu

Consult form

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+P.

Description: Print chart-ready consult form.

A check mark beside Include graph or Include ideal dose indicates they will be printed. Click to uncheck (exclude).

Consult to clipboard

Shortcut: Right click on the Print icon.

Description: Copy the consult to the Windows clipboard. You can then use Ctrl+V to paste the consult into a EMR.

Monitoring form

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+M.

Description: Print monitoring form to record patient follow-up.

Levels schedule

Keyboard shortcut:  (none)

Description: Print form to schedule lab collection times.

 

View menu

Data tracker

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+T

Description: Display data tracker form for current patient..

Previous consults

Keyboard shortcut: (none)

Description: View all previous consults for the current patient.

Graph

Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+G

Description: View a serum level graph of the currently selected dose.

 

Tools menu

Calculate hold time

Keyboard shortcut: (none)

Description: Calculate hold time, the time it takes for serum level to fall from a starting level to a target level.

Evaluate dose by weight

Keyboard shortcut: (none)

Description: Display dose by weight in mg/kg/dose and mg/kg/day.

Point prediction

Keyboard shortcut:  (none)

Description: Predict serum level at a specific point in the chosen dosage regimen.

Population analysis

Keyboard shortcut:  (none)

Description: Analyze drug models from your saved patient data.

 

Help menu

Contents

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: View the table of contents for this help file.

Index

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: View the index for this help file.

Search

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: Perform keyword search of Kinetics help file.

Check for updates

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: Check, download, and install Kinetics updates on the RxKinetics web site.

web site FAQ's

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: Read frequently asked questions on the RxKinetics website via your web browser.

About

Keyboard shortcut: (none).

Description: Displays program version and email link to RxKinetics.

 

. ©Copyright 1984 - 2012, by RxKinetics. All rights reserved.