Title

Supporting multi-level multi-perspective dynamic decision making in medicine.

Publication Type

Conference Proceeding Article

Publication Date

1-1999

Abstract

Most medical decision problems are exceedingly complex and contain a large number of variables. Abstraction facilitates the process of building a decision model by allowing a model builder to work at a level of detail that he is most comfortable with; it is also useful in time-critical situations or when there is insufficient data to support complete specification of probabilities of the uncertain events. In this paper, we identify and formalize abstraction and refinement operations commonly used in model construction. We illustrate the use of these mechanisms with an example on the follow-up management of colorectal cancer patients after surgery.

Keywords

Colorectal tumor, Decision support system, Human, Technique

Discipline

Health Information Technology | Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

Research Areas

Data Management and Analytics

Publication

Transforming Health Care Through Informnatics: Cornerstones for a New Information Management Paradigm - Proceeding of AMIA'99 ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Volume

SYMPOSIUM SUPPLEMENT 1999

First Page

161

Last Page

165

ISBN

1560533714

Publisher

Hanley & Belfus, Inc.

City or Country

Philadelphia, United States

Additional URL

http://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/0033257523

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