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Efficient Decision Support Systems

Practice and Challenges in Biomedical Related Domain

This series is directed to diverse managerial professionals who are leading the transformation of individual domains by using expert information and domain knowledge to drive decision support systems (DSSs). The series offers a broad range of subjects addressed in specific areas such as health care, business management, banking, agriculture, environmental improvement, natural resource and spatial management, aviation administration, and hybrid applications of information technology aimed to interdisciplinary issues. This book series is composed of three volumes: Volume 1 consists of general concepts and methodology of DSSs; Volume 2 consists of applications of DSSs in the biomedical domain; Volume 3 consists of hybrid applications of DSSs in multidisciplinary domains. The book is shaped decision support strategies in the new infrastructure that assists the readers in full use of the creative technology to manipulate input data and to transform information into useful decisions for decision makers.

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Efficient Decision Support SystemsPractice and Challenges in Biomedical Related DomainEdited by Chiang Jao

Published: September 6th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/937

ISBN: 978-953-307-258-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5561-4

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

40328 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

32 Web of Science Citations

38 Dimensions Citations


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1. Challenges in Developing Effective Clinical Decision Support Systems

By Kamran Sartipi, Norman P. Archer and Mohammad H. Yarmand


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2. Impacts and Risks of Adopting Clinical Decision Support Systems

By Wilfred Bonney


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3. Success Factors and Barriers for Implementation of Advanced Clinical Decision Support Systems

By Anne-Marie J.W. Scheepers-Hoeks, Rene J. Grouls, Cees Neef, Eric W. Ackerman and Erik H. Korsten


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4. Information Extraction Approach for Clinical Practice Guidelines Representation in a Medical Decision Support System

By Fernando Pech-May, Ivan Lopez-Arevalo and Victor J. Sosa-Sosa


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5. Guideline-Based Decision Support Systems for Prevention and Management of Chronic Diseases

By Niels Peek


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6. Emerging Information Technologies to Provide Improved Decision Support for Surveillance, Prevention, and Control of Vector-Borne Diseases

By Saul Lozano-Fuentes, Christopher M. Barker, Marlize Coleman, Michael Coleman, Bborie Park, William K. Reisen and Lars Eisen


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7. Optimization Models, Statistical and DSS Tools for Prevention and Combat of Dengue Disease

By Marcos Negreiros, Adilson E. Xavier, Airton F. S. Xavier, Nelson Maculan, Philippe Michelon, José Wellington O. Lima and Luis Odorico M. Andrade


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8. A Decision Support System Based on Artificial Neural Networks for Pulmonary Tuberculosis Diagnosis

By Carmen Maidantchik, José Manoel de Seixas, Felipe F. Grael, Rodrigo C. Torres, Fernando G. Ferreira, Andressa S. Gomes, José Márcio Faier, Jose Roberto Lapa e Silva, Fernanda C. de Q Mello, Afrânio Kritski and João Baptista de Oliveira e Souza Filho


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9. Temporal Knowledge Generation for Medical Procedures

By Aida Kamišalić, David Riaño and Tatjana Welzer


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10. Predicting Pathology in Medical Decision Support Systems in Endoscopy of the Gastrointestinal Tract

By Michael Liedlgruber and Andreas Uhl


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11. Workflow and Clinical Decision Support for Radiation Oncology

By Daniel L McShan


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12. Computerized Decision Support Systems for Mechanical Ventilation

By Fleur T. Tehrani


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13. Decision Support Systems in Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine

By Thomas M. Hemmerling


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14. Decision Support by Visual Incidence Anamneses for Increased Patient Safety

By Kerstin Ådahl and Rune Gustavsson


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15. Pharmacoepidemiological Studies Using the Veterans Affairs Decision Support System

By Benjamin Wolozin, Austin Lee, Nien-Chen Li and Lewis E. Kazis


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16. Decision Support Systems in Animal Health

By Nguyen Van Long, Mark Stevenson and Bryan O’Leary


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17. Development of an Image Retrieval Model for Biomedical Image Databases

By Achimugu Philip, Babajide Afolabi, Adeniran Oluwaranti and Oluwagbemi Oluwatolani


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