A Decision Support Tool for Laboratory Medicine Based on Automatic Knowledge Acquisition
Decision support systems are now becoming increasingly available in laboratory medicine. Whereas recent systems for interpretation of thyroid function tests provide effective decision support [1,2,3], they are not flexible enough to accommodate different test strategies or local user modifications. The system described by Brosnan et al  specifically addresses these problems and relies primarily on fixed production rules which trigger associated comments or chains of comments in a branching tree structure.
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