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Focus on ADHD Software


Description

This software program assists physicians in identifying the optimal medication dosage for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Used in conjunction with a clinical plan, physicians can modify medications to suit the child's needs. The tool can also aid in conversations with family members regarding treatment.

The Focus software is written in Visual Basic to run in Microsoft Access. The software is designed to:
  • Perform calculations needed in the titration algorithms employed in the Focus study
  • Print titration reports for practitioners and progress reports for parents and teachers

Developer

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Funding Sources

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 03/2012
  • Original Summary: 05/2012
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Last updated: September 12, 2012.