Design and Implementation of Key Techniques in TCM Clinical Decision Support System

  • Mingfeng Zhu
  • Bin Nie
  • Jianqiang Du
  • Chenghua Ding
  • Qinglin Zha
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)


This paper introduced an integrated type of TCM clinical decision support system. The components and principles of our system are illustrated. TCM CDSS are divided into eight components. They are TCM DSEMRS, TCM EMRTMS, PIMS, UIMS, IRS, UIR, PIR and KR respectively. Principles of TCM DSEMRS and principles of TCM EMRTMS are discussed in this paper. Among these components, IRS is the core of TCM CDSS. Principles of IRS are discussed in detail in this paper. In IRS, a method of heuristic reasoning is suggested. And the comparison experiment results show our method of heuristic reasoning is much faster than traditional method of full matching and the matching degrees of our method are the same as those of traditional one when using the same data.


Traditional Chinese medicine Clinical decision support system Heuristic reasoning Production system 



This project is supported by Youth Science Fund of Education Department of Jiangxi Province of China (No. GJJ12539). We appreciate the related departments a great deal for their support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mingfeng Zhu
    • 1
  • Bin Nie
    • 1
  • Jianqiang Du
    • 1
  • Chenghua Ding
    • 1
  • Qinglin Zha
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceJiangxi University of Traditional Chinese MedicineNanchangChina

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