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ProtoVIEW : a workstation for the use of clinical algorithms

  • P F H M van Dessel
  • A Hasman
  • C J van der Linden
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)

Abstract

In this paper a prototype of a clinical protocol supporting information system called ProtoVIEW is described. The system was evaluated in a non-clinical setting by 13 surgeons. Although many issues concerning protocol presentation and retrieval still have to be resolved, it is concluded that a computerized protocol management system can be of use for surgeons in clinical practice.

Keywords

Unify Medical Language System Knowledge Topic Clinical Algorithm Computerize Protocol Medical Behavior 
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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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • P F H M van Dessel
    • 1
  • A Hasman
    • 1
  • C J van der Linden
    • 2
  1. 1.Dpt of Medical Informatics and StatisticsUniversity of LimburgMaastrichtthe Netherlands
  2. 2.Surgical DepartmentMaastricht University HospitalMaastrichtNetherlands

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