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NATIONAL DEMENTIA PLANS: EARLY DETECTION AND DIAGNOSIS

S. Opachan, M.J. Splaine
2017 Innovation in aging  
Survey responses were received from 21 representatives of 16 countries, 15 of which have at least one Dementia Friendly initiative in place. A wide range of symbols are already in use.  ...  have completed a scoping review of Dementia Friendly symbols currently in use around the world and collected attitudes towards the concept of developing a global Dementia Friendly symbol.  ...  Decision-making support in the daily lives of elderly with dementia is crucial for avoiding uniform care in a facility where these elderly spend long period in groups, and to have them continue to live  ... 
doi:10.1093/geroni/igx004.4100 fatcat:fbgeczyhnrezxm44k6buzgdx2a

The Polypharmacy Police Versus the Patient Advocate: An Evidence-Based, Patient-Tailored Approach to Medication Simplification Strategies for the Palliative Care Patient (SA517)

Eric Roeland, Rabia Atayee, Rosene Pirrello, Eric Prommer, Mary Lynn McPherson
2015 Journal of Pain and Symptom Management  
Moreover, PC patients and loved ones are often resistant to stopping medications, as the medications symbolize hope and a source of control in an uncontrollable situation.  ...  Particular emphasis will be placed on supportive and patient-tailored communication and identification of key evidence-based decision-making tools promote collaborative solutions to an increasingly prevalent  ...  Moreover, PC patients and loved ones are often resistant to stopping medications, as the medications symbolize hope and a source of control in an uncontrollable situation.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.11.160 fatcat:clp4iebnqnaptlvxtta4vz7ufu

From Data to Knowledge through Concept-oriented Terminologies: Experience with the Medical Entities Dictionary

J. J. Cimino
2000 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Medical knowledge representation has traditionally focused more on the structure than the symbols.  ...  -CHINESE SAYING A basic tenet of medical informatics is that if computers are to help us with the process of health care, they must be able to manipulate information symbolically rather than simply store  ...  The author thanks all his colleagues at the Columbia University Department of Medical Informatics for working with him to expand and exploit the knowledge in the MED in innovative and exciting ways, including  ... 
doi:10.1136/jamia.2000.0070288 pmid:10833166 pmcid:PMC61432 fatcat:47p77qdirrhu3ecl7vibnea5s4

User-centered visual analysis using a hybrid reasoning architecture for intensive care units

Bernard Kamsu-Foguem, Germaine Tchuenté-Foguem, Laurent Allart, Youcef Zennir, Christian Vilhelm, Hossein Mehdaoui, Djamel Zitouni, Hervé Hubert, Mohamed Lemdani, Pierre Ravaux
2012 Decision Support Systems  
One problem pertaining to Intensive Care Unit information systems is that, in some cases, a very dense display of data can result.  ...  The action sequences performed on the graphical user interface by the user are consolidated in a dynamic knowledge base with specific hybrid reasoning that integrates symbolic and connectionist approaches  ...  , really support practitioners in their decision-making in real time.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2012.06.009 fatcat:lm3j7jy3sbathfwbl4dmlqzwui

Clinical decision support for integrated cyber-physical systems

Alex Roederer, Andrew Hicks, Enny Oyeniran, Insup Lee, Soojin Park
2012 Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGHIT symposium on International health informatics - IHI '12  
The user interface has been designed to emphasize both data visibility and simplicity, while reusing common medical symbolism to ease use.  ...  The user interface has been designed to emphasize both data visibility and simplicity, while reusing common medical symbolism to ease use.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2110363.2110476 dblp:conf/ihi/RoedererHOLP12 fatcat:hezudpkixbfinkdl4b6uzetxwe

Health Informatics Can Avoid Committing Symbolic Violence by Recognizing and Supporting Generic Decision-making Competencies

Mette Kjer Kaltoft, Jesper Bo Nielsen, Glenn Salkeld, Jack Dowie
2015 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Health informaticians, especially those in the decision support field, should build on this widespread generic competence.  ...  Failing to recognise and exploit a particular form of functional decision literacy, in fact leads to symbolic violence being experienced by individuals at any and all levels of general literacy.  ...  Health informaticians interested in supporting person-centred decision making and care at all points in patient pathways, including health records and decision aids, need to acknowledge, accept, accommodate  ... 
pmid:26262547 fatcat:5kojqm3sdzh6zfsiwrted453jq

Argumentation and decision making: A position paper [chapter]

Simon Parsons, John Fox
1996 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper summarises our position on the use of symbolic methods for reasoning under uncertainty, and argumentation in particular.  ...  In applications we have found that argumentation o ers a variety of bene ts for practical reasoning systems.  ...  This is a decision support system aimed at general practitioners which provides a generic decision procedure for a range of medical decision tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-61313-7_113 fatcat:hrb5c7ci4bax5msccjt2pwgrci

Biomdecial and Health Informatics Research and Education at the University of Washington

S Fuller, I Kalet, P Tarczy-Hornoch
2000 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
needs and develop informatics solutions in primary care settings; - Lack of barriers to interdisciplinary research and teaching.  ...  home did not exist until 1997 when the Division of Biomedical Informatics was created in the Department of Medical Education, School of Medicine.  ...  Clinical Decision-Support Systems addresses quantitative and symbolic decision models (multiple logistic regression, decision analysis, Bayesian reasoning, belief networks, heuristics and their biases,  ... 
pmid:27699353 fatcat:ajc5yssm4zbvzkl2mea7elwua4

Biomedical and Health Informatics Research and Education at the University of Washington

S. Fuller, I. Kalet, P. Tarczy-Hornoch
2000 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
needs and develop informatics solutions in primary care settings;- Lack of barriers to interdisciplinary research and teaching.  ...  , a formal home did not exist until 1997 when the Division of Biomedical Informatics was created in the Department of Medical Education, School of Medicine.  ...  Clinical Decision-Support Systems addresses quantitative and symbolic decision models (multiple logistic regression, decision analysis, Bayesian reasoning, belief networks, heuristics and their biases,  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1637949 fatcat:ukdjryfwfza2fewrg6yozkdy4i

Neonatal Care for Premature Infants

Mark Miller, Brian S. Carter, Gerald. B. Merenstein, Helen Harrison, Amnon Goldworth, William A. Silverman, Nancy Akeson, Lucia D. Wocial, John A. Robertson
2005 The Hastings center report  
JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range of content in a trusted digital archive.  ...  For more information about JSTOR, please contact support@jstor.org. . The Hastings Center is collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access to The Hastings Center Report.  ...  Many parents, informed of the grueling, experimental and damaging measures involved in resuscitation of these near-viable fetal-infants, make the decision to provide supportive comfort care only, without  ... 
doi:10.2307/3528206 fatcat:avnuivkwqnfhpagwqkxrhdiuj4

296 Data Collection from Earthquakes for Risk Management and Disaster Medicine

T.P Stoyanov
1993 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
The symbols are monitored on white-boards illustrating rescue, medical care, and hospital facilities in the area, alarm systems, organization on the scene, transport, and organization and management in  ...  With this background, a system has been developed based on magnetic-board symbols and pictures illustrating all functions/positions in the whole chain of rescue action and medical care.  ...  The symbols are monitored on white-boards illustrating rescue, medical care, and hospital facilities in the area, alarm systems, organization on the scene, transport, and organization and management in  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1049023x00048809 fatcat:oclxqfbgn5cb3p5om5skr6y2q4

Page 1662 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 74, Issue 6 [page]

1987 Psychological Abstracts  
(VA Medical Ctr, Psychiatry Service, Seattle, WA) depression in eldery medic 1662  ...  of hilton. pe ne whee reap nye Nerbsmgmes Ps ed geen aoe medical decisions is not yet complete, and there are forces at work that would return much decision-making power to the hands of physicians.  ... 

Synergistic case-based reasoning in medical domains

Cindy Marling, Stefania Montani, Isabelle Bichindaritz, Peter Funk
2014 Expert systems with applications  
The following systems are presented: (1) CARE-PARTNER, which supports the long-term follow-up care of stem-cell transplantation patients; (2) the 4 Diabetes Support System, which aids in managing patients  ...  medical domains.  ...  Acknowledgements Work on CARE-PARTNER was supported by Grant R01HS09407 from the Agency on Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR), and by a Scholarship Grant from the University of Washington, Tacoma.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2013.05.063 fatcat:36gq4a3wvjaaldf4cbxtqm5ft4

Knowledge Processing

B. de Faria Leão
1996 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics  
They should be transparent, supporting the daily medical activities in patient care, research and education.  ...  The Medical Workstation Dream Ideally, medical decision-support tools should be embedded in the medical workstation environment.  ... 
doi:10.1055/s-0038-1638062 fatcat:c2lmhk2i2zabdgzcbm7rmuc42i

An intelligent and integrated platform for supporting the management of chronic heart failure patients

S. Colantonio, D. Conforti, M. Martinelli, D. Moroni, F. Perticone, O. Salvetti, A. Sciacqua
2008 2008 Computers in Cardiology  
The core of the platform intelligence is represented by a Knowledge based Clinical Decision Support System, which is aimed at making more effective and efficient all the processes related to chronic heart  ...  In this paper, the current results of the platform development are reported and discussed.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by European Project HEARTFAID (IST-2005-027107).  ... 
doi:10.1109/cic.2008.4749187 fatcat:qofvtqg5xrgtbeiyopajwv3u5i
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