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Higher Order Programming to Mine Knowledge for a Modern Medical Expert System [article]

Nittaya Kerdprasop, Kittisak Kerdprasop
2011 arXiv   pre-print
Besides the major goal of medical decision support, the knowledge discovered by our logic-based knowledge-mining component can also be deployed as background knowledge to pre-treatment data from other  ...  In this paper, we propose the design of a novel medical expert system based on a logic-programming framework.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been fully supported by research fund from Suranaree University of Technology granted to the Data Engineering and Knowledge Discovery (DEKD) research unit.  ... 
arXiv:1107.4651v1 fatcat:midttzcevbddplkaqogp2e6vcq

Methods and Models of a Multifunctional System Support for Decision Making for Differential Diagnosis of Diseases

Safarov T.S
2020 International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering  
The article discusses the development of a multifunctional system for the support of medical decision-making for the differential diagnosis of the disease based on the modular principle.  ...  Each module has a pile of knowledge bases, which has a hierarchical structure designed for phased reasoning.  ...  Each module in the knowledge base will contain a set of decision rules for a specific homogeneous class of the disease (HCD).  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijatcse/2020/133932020 fatcat:xyrvce6icjae5ba6rfthco4meu

A web based decision support system driven by fuzzy logic for the diagnosis of typhoid fever

O.W. Samuel, M.O. Omisore, B.A. Ojokoh
2013 Expert systems with applications  
Such programs are known as medical decision support systems and they help health care professionals make timely clinical decisions (Shortliffe, 1987) .  ...  Medical decision support systems operate on medical data using the knowledge of a medical expert in diagnosing patients' conditions as well as recommending effective treatments for patients (Wan & Fadzilah  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2013.01.030 fatcat:n6yyg7ruvjd5teh4brphyfgo7i


2020 Journal of Xidian University  
an Expert System development and advantages, limitations of an Expert System and Decision Support System to Decision Makers.  ...  System, literature review, purpose and need of an Expert System, characteristics and categories of an Expert System, architecture and components of an Expert System, development of an Expert System, tools for  ...  Clinic-Soft is a web-based active Knowledge system which integrates medical knowledge and patient data to generate case specific advice.  ... 
doi:10.37896/jxu14.4/131 fatcat:6pvygoynmzgmrls724j7xbtxfq

The Harvard-MIT-NEMC Research Training Program in Medical Informatics

Robert A. Greenes, G. Octo Barnett, Stephen G. Pauker, Peter Szolovits, Milton C. Weinstein
1994 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
This program offers predoctoral and postdoctoral programs, supplemented by many opportunities for collegial exchange and interaction among the groups.  ...  AbstractThe Harvard-MIT-NEMC Research Training Program in Medical Informatics brings together five separate research groups to provide a diversified training experience in Boston with sponsorship by the  ...  The CDMG has also developed technical approaches to allowing programs to explain their knowledge, strategies and conclusions, and to teach based on that same knowledge. · The complex patients that most  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1637999 fatcat:gs3jvzqqjve5ndioeismr5l4hi

Using simulation-based education to improve residents' clinical decision making skills in developing countries

Ibrahim Bashan, James Cooke, Deborah Rooney
2016 Turkish Journal of Family Medicine & Primary Care  
Recently, a significant increase occured in the use of medical simulation technology for teaching and assessment.  ...  In particular, graduate-level training programs used to support clinical decision-making are critical to the development of competent physicians around the world.  ...  Turkish undergraduate medical education programs not only facilitate students" learning of required knowledge, but they also employ simulation-based education for students" skills acquisition during medical  ... 
doi:10.5455/tjfmpc.215600 fatcat:yceqlv27lnbolal4wgsaojmq5e

Educational and decision-support tools for asthma-management guideline implementation

Sae-Hoon Kim, Sang-Heon Cho
2012 Asia Pacific Allergy  
Various education programs and decision-support tools have been designed and applied to the clinical management of asthma to solve these challenging problems.  ...  These educational and decision-support tools are expected to contribute to a narrowing of the gap between asthma guidelines and practice/implementation of the guidelines.  ...  Acknowledgements This study was supported by a grant of the Korea Healthcare technology R&D Project, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Republic of Korea (A102065). references  ... 
doi:10.5415/apallergy.2012.2.1.26 pmid:22348204 pmcid:PMC3269598 fatcat:vbfv5ofvkzbtdfwl3j5ekhssvq

A Comment on the Help-System: A Program for Medical Decision Making from the Early 1970s

H. Åhlfeldt, D. Kalsson
1999 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
s paper: HELP -A Program for Medical Decision-Making  ...  Realization of Medical Decision-Support Systems One of the major features of the HELP System is its data-driven decision-support capability.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1637915 fatcat:u7akbxqj5bg6vj77mvbis5ffgi

The Construction of a Clinical Decision Support System Based on Knowledge Base [chapter]

Jianwu Xu, Xiumei Zhang, Yuhua Cheng, Gongliang Yang, Junli Liu
2014 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Based on a review of domestic and foreign research, application status, classification, composition, and the main problem of a clinical decision support system, this paper proposed a CDSS mode based on  ...  a knowledge base.  ...  KB-CDSS can provide some support for patient education, as shown in Fig. 3 . Construction of the Clinical Knowledge Base The clinical knowledge base is the basis of KB-CDSS.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-55355-4_40 fatcat:eyvcjwigtbaoplzp7vccgox3mm

Knowledge based decision support system

Kyungyong Chung, Raouf Boutaba, Salim Hariri
2015 Journal of Special Topics in Information Technology and Management  
This special issue covers some of the hottest topics in knowledge-based decision support systems, including: Decision Support for Design and Development.  ...  The paper by Lee et al. [4] presents a clinical decision support system in medical knowledge literature reviews.  ...  [4] presents a clinical decision support system in medical knowledge literature reviews.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10799-015-0251-3 fatcat:xxcxb4dtrndkxfiicvmb6weecq

The Influence Of Personal Knowledge Management On Individual Decision Making In Healthcare Medical Treatment

Yi-mei Huang
2018 Zenodo  
Two research methodologies, grounded theory and action learning are adopted for this study. A PKM-based decision making training program format has been proposed based on action learning.  ...  This study is expected to provide new insights for PKM implementation to help individuals manage information overload and improve their information literacy skills as well as knowledge management capabilities  ...  Expected Contribution 1) To examine how PKM can be used in individual consumer decision making in healthcare medical treatment; 2) To provide a practical training program for individuals when they are  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1490186 fatcat:wnwvnsb3qfhkxniilbnpomb3xq

Expert systems in treating substance abuse

D R Wesson, R H Hink
1990 Western Journal of Medicine  
These programs, or "expert systems," are commonly used in finance, engineering, and computer design.  ...  No expert systems are available specifically for drug abuse treatment, but at least one is under development.  ...  Expert Systems Versus Decision Support Systems Expert systems are an extension of more traditional programs that physicians may use for decision support.  ... 
pmid:2190426 pmcid:PMC1002415 fatcat:zlfiyycc7zcpvmfyuoskonp2cq

Presenting a Medical Expert System for Diagnosis and Treatment of Nephrolithiasis

Mirpouya Mirmozaffari
2019 European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences  
In this paper, an expert system is presented for diagnosis and treatment of nephrolithiasis in which knowledge required for diagnosis and treatment is stored as rules in the system knowledge base.  ...  Considering these problems, there is a great challenge in medical diagnosis which requires decision-making support systems.  ...  In 1961, Warner designed one of the first medical decision support systems based on Bayes rules.  ... 
doi:10.24018/ejmed.2019.1.1.20 fatcat:xiwau2ba5nd5pclpiuafaub4ua

Stroke Survivors' Experiences and Needs during the Decision-making Process Considering Rehabilitation Options: A Pilot Descriptive Study in Japan

Kaori Muraoka, Yoshiyuki Takimoto, Eisuke Nakazawa, Tetsuya Tsuji, Meigen Liu
2022 Progress in Rehabilitation Medicine  
Based on the Ottawa Decision Support Framework needs assessment, semi-structured interviews were conducted with 15 stroke survivors.  ...  from medical staff.  ...  Nineteen codes obtained from the qualitative analysis were organized based on knowledge, values, certainty, and support, which are the decision-making factors that reportedly contribute to decisional satisfaction  ... 
doi:10.2490/prm.20220024 pmid:35633760 pmcid:PMC9096251 fatcat:rjiumhbhlzbmjmlwfgvxwzioui

Supporting decision making in organ transplanting using argumentation theory

Juan Carlos Nieves, Ulises Cortés, Mauricio Osorio
2006 Latin-American Workshop on Non-Monotonic Reasoning  
from the medical knowledge.  ...  In particular, we present an application of argumentation theory in order to support the decision of whether an organ is viable or not for transplanting.  ...  Argumentation-based decision making systems To support/justify a decision in the medical domain is not an easy task.  ... 
dblp:conf/lanmr/NievesCO06 fatcat:semos6dzabek3edi4ubxfdynti
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