Decision Support Techniques

A novel electronic algorithm using host biomarker point-of-care tests for the management of febrile illnesses in Tanzanian children (e-POCT): A randomized, controlled non-inferiority trial.

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Oct 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: The management of childhood infections remains inadequate in resource-limited countries, resulting in high mortality and irrational use of antimicrobials.

Utilizing health information technology to improve vaccine communication and coverage.

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Oct 16, 2013

Vaccination coverage is still below the Healthy People 2010 and 2020 goals. Technology use in the US is widespread by patients and providers including text message, email, internet, social media and electronic health records.

On behavioral decision making and mobile health: a case study.

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Aug 07, 2013

Principles and theories of behavioral decision-making (BDM) are applicable to any field, but they have special import for health care, where low-impact but repeated decisions can significantly affect quality of life.

Decision support system for the response to infectious disease emergencies based on WebGIS and mobile services in China.

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Feb 01, 2013

BACKGROUND: For years, emerging infectious diseases have appeared worldwide and threatened the health of people. The emergence and spread of an infectious-disease outbreak are usually unforeseen, and have the features of suddenness and uncertainty.

The use of personal digital assistants in clinical decision making by health care professionals: a systematic review.

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Mar 14, 2013

Ownership of personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smartphones by health professionals is increasingly common. Providing the best available evidence at the point of care is important for time-poor clinical staff and may lead to benefits in the processes and outcomes of clinical care.

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