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Generating personalised patient information using the medical record

  • Kim Binsted
  • Alison Cawsey
  • Ray Jones
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 934)

Abstract

This paper presents an approach for providing patients with personalised explanations of their medical record. Simple text planning techniques are used to construct relevant explanations based on information in the record and information in a general medical knowledge base. We discuss the results of the evaluation of our system with diabetes patients at three diabetes clinics in Scotland.

Keywords

Medical Issue Diabetes Clinic Text Specification Chronic Problem Display Module 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kim Binsted
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alison Cawsey
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ray Jones
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computing ScienceUniversity of GlasgowScotland
  2. 2.Department of Public HealthUniversity of GlasgowScotland

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