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A PC-Workstation Supporting Interpretation of Clinical Chemistry Laboratory Data

  • Torgny Groth
  • Mikael Hakman

Abstract

In a previous paper1 the potential application of data base management systems (DBMS) and knowledge base systems (KBS) in clinical laboratory medicine was discussed. One application which has raised a lot of interest in many clinical chemistry laboratories is automatic interpretive reporting of test results. It has been pointed out that in order that the laboratory would be successful in this activity and have acceptance from the clinic, the interpretive advice has to be tailored to the real need of the physicians.

Keywords

Main Menu Knowledge Base System Data Base Management System Local Data Base Biodynamic Model 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Torgny Groth
    • 1
  • Mikael Hakman
    • 1
  1. 1.Unit of Biomedical Systems AnalysisUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden

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