David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 8 (1):67-76 (1983)
Despite extensive research and a multitude of computer systems, there is no viable computerized system that is even remotely capable of approaching the skill of an expert human physician. Minor obstacles in the design of a practical system include imprecise medical terminology, the use of nonindependent clinical parameters, incorrect or inaccurate information supplied to the computer, and static representation of a patient's medical history. Major problems that go beyond computer manipulation of data include the requirement for a massive data base, representation of medical knowledge in general rather than specific terms, and physician fallibility in the design of a computer system. CiteULike Connotea Del.icio.us What's this?
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Barrie Lipscombe (1989). Expert Systems and Computer-Controlled Decision Making in Medicine. AI and Society 3 (3):184-197.
Similar books and articles
A. Feigenbaum Edward (1984). Computer-Assisted Decision Making in Medicine. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 9 (2).
Marsden S. Blois (1983). Conceptual Issues in Computer-Aided Diagnosis and the Hierarchical Nature of Medical Knowledge. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 8 (1):29-50.
Jan Doroszewski (1988). Ethical and Methodological Aspects of Medical Computer Data Bases and Knowledge Bases. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 9 (2).
Marx W. Wartofsky (1986). Clinical Judgment, Expert Programs, and Cognitive Style: A Counter-Essay in the Logic of Diagnosis. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 11 (1):81-92.
Paul E. Johnson (1983). What Kind of Expert Should a System Be? Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 8 (1):77-97.
Lars Elffors (1988). On Assessing the Validity of the Main Diagnosis in Patient Data Bases: The Impact of Aims for Making Diagnosis. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 9 (2).
Peter Hucklenbroich (1988). Problems of Nomenclature and Classification in Medical Expert Systems. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 9 (2).
G. William Moore & Grover M. Hutchins (1987). Three Paradoxes of Medical Diagnosis. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 2 (2):197-215.
Howard Brody (1988). Computerized Encounter Registers in Primary Care Research: Is There a Gold Standard? Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 9 (2).
James G. Mazoué (1990). Diagnosis Without Doctors. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 15 (6):559-579.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2010-08-14
Total downloads2 ( #354,406 of 1,102,812 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #182,775 of 1,102,812 )
How can I increase my downloads?