Checking• Before Installing PIDSR VERSION 4, Check Your Computer for previous installations of: – EPI INFO FOR WINDOWS – PIDSR – WINZIP If they exist, Uninstall all EPI INFO, PIDSR and WINZIP applications.
Back-up• If the 3 application exist back-up your Current Folder to keep your previous years’ MDB Files.1. To Back-up, copy the whole Current folder found in this path – C:PIDSR2. Paste the Current folder to any drive you want or burn the files in a disk. Ex. Paste to this path – E:Back-up2011 MDB FILES3. Rename the folder for identification Ex. 2011 MDB FILES
Uninstalling1. Click start2. Choose All Programs3. Look for Epi Info4. Then click uninstall Epi Info5. Follow the instructions…ok….ok6. Please do the same steps in uninstalling PIDSR and WINZIP.
Installing PIDSR1. Insert Flash Drive or CD containing the PIDSR 4 Installer2. Look for the drive for the Flash drive or the CD Drive3. Open the Folder of the Installer4. Double click setup.exe5. Follow the instructions6. To select destination folder please select C:PIDSR7. Click FINISH when done.
Installing EPI Info1. Look for EPI Info in this path C:PIDSREpi Info2. Double click Epi Info.exe3. Follow the instructions4. To select destination folder please select C:Epi_Info5. Otherwise click the browse button.
Cont……Installing EPI Info6. A dialog box will appear to allow you to change the destination folder as shown below.
Cont…..Installing EPI Info7. Then in the Folder name box change the drive letter to C to make it C:Epi_Info as illustrated above then click OK. Just keep clicking Next for the following steps and CLICK FINISH WHEN DONE.
Installing WINZIP1. Look for the file WINZIP81 in this path – C:PIDSRWINZIP812. Double click on WINZIP81.exe3. Click Setup4. Follow the succeeding instructions.5. On the destination folder, always specify drive C: so that it reads “C:Program FilesWinZip”6. Click FINISH when done.
Utilities• There are 5 Utilities Found in the Standard Menu Bar1. Action 4. Tools a. Enter Data a. Database Manager b. Edit Data b. Compact Databases c. Analyze Data c. Library Update d. Exit i. Province2. Data Management ii. Municipality a. EPIID Generator b. Backup Data iii. Barangay c. Submit Data iv. Other Libraries d. Merge Data d. System Information3. Reports 5. Settings a. Case Clustering a. Default Location b. Alert Threshold
Data Entry1. Click Action2. Choose Enter Data3. Choose a Disease4. Click New (First Icon – Upper left portion of the Screen)5. Start entering Data using your CIF or CRF.6. The upper portion of the sheet refers to the Reporting Unit Information, while the lower portion refers to the patient information.7. Name of DRU – Disease Reporting Unit, choose a DRU at a drop down box. For RHU, PHO and CHO follow this format: Ex. Mambusao RHU, Roxas CHO, and Capiz PHO8. Complete entries especially those with asterisk*