Laboratory, Patient and Expert System as a Triad in Patient Care

  • P. L. M. Kerkhof


Expert systems are employed in medicine e.g. to establish a differential diagnosis, to guide the therapeutic process, or to evaluate the course of a disease using decision analysis techniques. As a matter of fact, early applications of artificial intelligence methods in medicine have set the stage for practical advances in many other areas such as military defence systems and geologic explorations.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. L. M. Kerkhof
    • 1
  1. 1.University of UtrechtUtrechtThe Netherlands

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