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Explicit Tracking in the Diagnostic Process for Hand Dermatological Practices

  • Luca Mazzola
  • Sara Marceglia
  • Stefano Bonacina
  • Francesco Pinciroli
  • Fabio Ayala
  • Ornella De Pitá
  • Paolo Pigatto
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8025)

Abstract

The complexity of the medical diagnostic practices is faced nowadays mainly with an extensive and long education and with on-the-job training for GPs. Despite these efforts, a big part of the diagnostic process remains implicit in the everyday practicies of skilled professionals. This project aims at an explicit tracking of this ability through the filling-in of an additional importance level for the voices in the Electronic Medical Record. The collected data leads to the extraction of rules that can empower a Decision Support System for hand dermatological practictioner with suggestios and/or diagnoses distribution probability for a specific situation.

Keywords

Electronic Medical Record Decision Support System Contact Dermatitis Diagnostic Process Physician Global Assessment 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Mazzola
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sara Marceglia
    • 1
  • Stefano Bonacina
    • 1
  • Francesco Pinciroli
    • 1
  • Fabio Ayala
    • 3
  • Ornella De Pitá
    • 4
  • Paolo Pigatto
    • 5
  1. 1.Politecnico di MilanoMilano (MI)Italy
  2. 2.Universitá della Svizzera italianaLugano (TI)Switzerland
  3. 3.Universitá di Napoli Federico IINapoliItaly
  4. 4.Servizio di Allergologia ed Immunologia Clinica e di LaboratorioIstituto Dermopatico dell’ImmacolataRomaItaly
  5. 5.Universitá degli Studi di MilanoMilanoItaly

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