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Decision support system supporting clinical reasoning process: an evaluation study in dementia care
Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Computing Science.
2008 (English)In: EHealth Beyond the Horizon: Get IT There - Proceedings of MIE2008 / [ed] Stig Kjaer Andersen, Gunnar O. Klein, Stefan Schulz, Jos Aarts, M. Cristina Mazzoleni, IOS Press, 2008, Vol. 136, 315-320 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this paper, a case study is presented in which an early prototype of a decision-support system was integrated in the process of investigating patients with suspected dementia and evaluated. The aims were to capture and model the complex target activity for the purpose of knowledge acquisition and formalization, and qualitatively evaluate the system's compliance with reasoning and work processes as part of the development of a decision-support system for the domain. The results show that contextual factors such as local routines in clinical practice motivate further development of the support integrated in the system for establishing preliminary diagnoses in the investigation process.

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IOS Press, 2008. Vol. 136, 315-320 p.
Keyword [en]
Activity theory, Work analysis, Knowledge-based systems, Decision support, Assessment-Evaluation, Process, Compliance, Human Factors, Cognitive tasks, User-computer interface, Knowledge management, Dementia care
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Computer Science
Research subject
medicinsk informatik; människa-datorinteraktion
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-20039PubMedID: 18487750ISBN: 978-1-58603-864-9OAI: diva2:208004
MIE 2008, 26-28 May, Sweden, Gothenburg
Available from: 2009-03-15 Created: 2009-03-15 Last updated: 2012-02-16Bibliographically approved

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