A Computer Aided System of Improving Therapeutic Measures by Long Term Follow-Up

  • Lothar Horbach
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 11)


A computer aided system of follow-up observations of defined diseases is implemented. Information about the individual pattern of findings at the onset of therapy and during the course of disease leading to good or poor results is documented. The system supports the communication of information to the different medical services involved. On the base of the documented data the parameters of multivariate models of prognosis are estimated. By the aid of these models the attribution of future patients to different prognostic groups is quantified and gives useful advice in therapeutic decisions.


Therapeutic Decision Therapeutic Measure Medical Informatics mUltivariate Normal Distribution Observation Vector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lothar Horbach
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Medical Statistics and DocumentationErlangenGermany

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