medical algorithm


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medical algorithm

Any computation, formula, survey or look-up table which is useful in healthcare, especially treatment.
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A medical algorithm can be a list of risk factors for various conditions, such as heart disease, or a simple calculation such as BMI (body mass index) utilizing height and weight to determine ideal numbers.
Advanced medical algorithms are becoming the next best thing.
Using appropriate medical algorithm in a living child suspected of having undergone abuse is important.
* The Texas Medical Algorithm Project (TMAP), which examined findings in psychiatric practice in the public sector.
A multidisciplinary team of Pitt researchers and clinicians from emergency medicine, surgery, critical care, and pulmonary fields will provide a wealth of real-world trauma data and medical algorithms. CMU roboticists and computer scientists will incorporate in the creation of a "hard and soft robotic suit" into which an injured person can be placed.
Its co-construction with various stakeholders (patients, healthcare professionals, etc.) has been critical in developing its medical algorithms and validating its ease of use.
How should we ensure that medical algorithms are safe and effective?
Many medical algorithms were developed in recent telemedicine studies to help in patient diagnosis [13] and early detection of cardiovascular diseases [14].
Perhaps, like the medical algorithms with which we are familiar, ethical algorithms will be programmed into the robots.
Attendees also saw a demonstration of ALCHEMIST, a software program developed at Stanford for generating medical algorithms from decision trees and probabilistic information about relationships between test results and diagnoses coupled with effectiveness of therapeutic interventions.
In the future, this could be accomplished with medical algorithms, which means sending direct impulses to the brain to trigger the necessary override changes to a given body function.

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