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Information Folder - Medidata Automated Multiphasic Health Testing Systems, Searle Medical Computer, PDP8/1, 1970 Reg. No: ST 44170 26
- Information Booklets and documents in Beige Folder. The booklets provide information specifically about the Paediatric and General Adult Medical History Questions as well as information about a key component of the SMI system, namely the Medical History Taker (Museum Victoria does not have this item).
- Beige Folder containing two information books (coloured light green and yellow) in one pocket and five reference documents in another pocket. A patient identity card is sellotaped to the front cover (this is mentioned in the booklet). The card has five slots punched into it. The folder itself has text and photographs printed on it.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Barry Aarons, 2012
|Dimensions:||280 mm (Width), 215 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Thickness is less than 1 mm.|
DownloadsInformation Folder for Medidata Automated Multiphasic Health Testing Systems,1970 3.3 Mb PDF
|Tagged with:||computers, medical diagnostic tests, healthcare medicine, medical examinations|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection, Medicine in Society Collection|
|Primary Classification:||COMPUTING & CALCULATING|
|Secondary Classification:||Digital Computing|
|Tertiary Classification:||reference materials|
|Inscriptions:||Front cover: Barry S. Aarons(handwritten) / Searle Nucleonics(handwritten) / Searle Medidata, Inc. / A Subsidiary of G. D. SEARLE & CO.
Card on front cover: 2524-Th-O / SMI / MULTITEST SYSTEM
Front cover of light green booklet: Searle Medidata, Inc. / A Subsidiary of G. D. SEARLE & CO. / Complete listing of / PEDIATRIC / MEDICAL HISTORY QUESTIONS / used in / The SMI Profile 320 / Medical History Taker
Inside cover of light green booklet: (text and image) / Copyright, 1970, / (text)
Front cover of yellow booklet: Searle Medidata, Inc. / A Subsidiary of G. D. SEARLE & CO. / Complete listing of /GENERAL ADULT MEDICAL HISTORY QUESTIONS / used in / The SMI Profile 320 / Medical History Taker
Inside cover of yellow booklet: (text and image) / Copyright, 1970, / (text)
Details of reference documents:
(X 2) computers and automation / RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN AUTOMATING THE MEDICAL HISTORY, Herbert A. Haessler, 1969
The Delivery of Medical Care / Sidney H Garfield / Scientific American / 1970
HEALTH POLICY DIRECTIONS FOR THE 1970'S / William I. Kissick / 1970
Automated Multiphasic Health Testing / ANNA C. GELMAN / 1970
|Manufacturer of Component:||Searle Medidata Inc, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America, 1965-1975
The computer was manufactured by DEC and Searle Medidata manufactured the scanner and developed and supplied the software.
|User:||Shepherd Foundation, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1971-1987|