Modeling for Decision Support

  • Patricia Flatley Brennan
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

Computerized decision-support systems link computer technology with decision-making algorithms to augment, extend, or replace the judgment of the nurse. Decision modeling is one approach to computerized decision support with implications for clinical nursing. Nurses use decision-modeling systems when further analysis, rather than more data, is needed to solve a decision problem. Implemented primarily on microcomputers, these systems use decision-analytic or multiple criteria models as the structure for analyzing decision problems.

Keywords

Decision Support Multiple Criterion Group Decision Support System Clinical Decision Analysis Multiple Criterion Model 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

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