Medical guidelines for the patient: introducing the life assistance protocols

David Domínguez, Carlos Fernández, Teresa Meneu, Juan Bautista Mocholí, Riccardo Serafin
2008 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
This paper introduces our preliminary results in the modeling of Life Assistance Protocols, a new vision of medical guidelines and protocols through the lenses of p-Health. In this context the patient's role in the process is emphasized, the actions to be performed less defined and not only clinical situations considered, but also healthier lifestyle promotion processes accounted for, where the person's preferences and motivations play a key role. We propose a complete framework, balancing on
more » ... assical clinical guideline models and covering both the theoretical and the practical aspects of the problem, describing it from conceptualization to the execution environment.
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