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Temporal-abstraction mechanisms in management of clinical protocols.
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PMID:  1807678     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We have identified several general temporal-abstraction mechanisms needed for reasoning about time-stamped data, such as are needed in management of patients being treated on clinical protocols: simple temporal abstraction (a mechanism for abstracting several parameter values into one class), temporal inference (a mechanism for inferring sound logical conclusions over a single interval or two meeting intervals), and temporal interpolation (a mechanism for bridging non-meeting temporal intervals). Making explicit the knowledge required for temporal abstractions supports the acquisition of planning knowledge, the identification of clinical problems, and the formulation of clinical-management-plan revisions.
Y Shahar; S W Tu; M A Musen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings / the ... Annual Symposium on Computer Application [sic] in Medical Care. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0195-4210     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-21     Completed Date:  1992-05-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8113685     Medline TA:  Proc Annu Symp Comput Appl Med Care     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  629-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section on Medical Informatics, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305-5479.
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Protocols*
Decision Making, Computer-Assisted*
Expert Systems*
Problem Solving
Grant Support

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