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|Title:||Decision analytic approach to severe head injury management.|
|Citation:||Harmanec, D.,Leong, T.Y.,Sundaresh, S.,Poh, K.L.,Yeo, T.T.,Ng, I.,Lew, T.W. (1999). Decision analytic approach to severe head injury management.. Proceedings / AMIA . Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium : 271-275. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Severe head injury management in the intensive care unit is extremely challenging due to the complex domain, the uncertain intervention efficacies, and the time-critical setting. We adopt a decision analytic approach to automate the management process. We document our experience in building a simplified influence diagram that involves about 3000 numerical parameters. We identify the inherent problems in structuring a model with unclear domain relationships, numerous interacting variables, and real-time multiple inputs. We analyze the effectiveness and limitations of the decision analytic approach and present a set of desiderata for effective knowledge acquisition in this setting. We also propose a semi-qualitative approach to parameter elicitation.|
|Source Title:||Proceedings / AMIA . Annual Symposium. AMIA Symposium|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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