Journal of Medical Systems

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 103–109 | Cite as

Expert systems in laboratory medicine: A practical consultative application

  • Hugo C. Pribor
Articles

Abstract

Today, more than ever, clinical pathologists will be required to act as consultants, while at the same time coping with ever-increasing workloads. We present a knowledge-based expert system for providing interpretive reports on over 100 specimens per day in a large commercial laboratory. The program's developmental history is reviewed, followed by a description of the program's structure and operation and how it is used and edited.

Keywords

Expert System Clinical Pathologist Developmental History Commercial Laboratory Interpretive Report 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo C. Pribor
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Smith Kline Bio-Science LaboratoriesNashville

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