WIT Press

Explicit Representation Of Temporal Aspects In A Medical Monitoring System Using CEC

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AI950061

Volume

10

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

902 kb

Author(s)

L. Chittaro, M. Del Rosso & M. Dojat

Abstract

We show how the CEC temporal reasoning tool (presented by [1] in this volume) can be used to represent and reason about temporal aspects in medical monitoring systems. In particular, we have explored the application of CEC to the management of mechanical ventilation, exploiting it to interpret change in data over time, assess patient status and its evolution, and choose the proper level of assistance. 1 Introduction In data-rich clinical environments such as Intensive Care Units (ICUs) or operating rooms, there is a crucial need for intelligent monitoring systems that can help the clinician to deal with the massive flux of information. A typical clinical applic

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