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A Mobile Clinical Decision Support System for Clubfoot Treatment

  • Weiqin Chen
  • Dag Skjelvik
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5651)

Abstract

In current congenital clubfoot treatment, clinicians use paper forms to register and monitor the treatment process. Routines for registration and archiving are scarce, and the guideline for treating clubfoot is not always followed strictly. This paper presents a PDA-based system (GenSupport) that can support the registration of patient information, supervise the treatment process, as well as provide advice during treatment. GenSupport has been evaluated in a pilot study.

Keywords

Clinical decision support systems mobile health information clubfoot treatment 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Weiqin Chen
    • 1
  • Dag Skjelvik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Information Science and Media StudiesUniversity of BergenBergenNorway

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