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This paper describes a prototype clinical decision support system (CDSS) for risk stratification of patients with cardiac chest pain. A newly developed belief rule-based inference methodology-RIMER was employed for developing the prototype. Based on the belief rule-based inference methodology, the prototype CDSS can deal with uncertainties in both clinical(More)
This paper provides a literature review in clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) with a focus on the way knowledge bases are constructed, and how inference mechanisms and group decision making methods are used in CDSSs. Particular attention is paid to the uncertainty handling capability of the commonly used knowledge representation and inference(More)
BACKGROUND Seasonal associations of cardiovascular mortality have been noted in most populations of European origin years ago, but are not well evaluated in Asian populations recently. METHODS Utilizing the electronic Hospitalization Summary Reports (HSRs) from 32 top-ranked hospitals in Beijing, China, we evaluated the association between winter season(More)
BACKGROUND In China, a nationwide emergency system takes charge of pre-hospital emergency services, and it adopts a proximity principle to send trauma patients to the nearest hospitals. However, many severely injured patients have been sent to low level hospitals with no capability to treat severe trauma. Thus those patients with high probability of(More)
Peking University has several prestigious teaching hospitals in China. To make secondary use of massive medical data for research purposes, construction of a clinical data warehouse is imperative in Peking University. However, a big concern for clinical data warehouse construction is how to protect patient privacy. In this project, we propose to use a(More)
  • Feng Wang, Hualing Zhao, +7 authors Shouling Wu
  • The Journal of international medical research
  • 2017
Objective Toexplore the correlation between blood pressure in the supine position and target organ damage in subjects over 60 years of age. Methods In 2444 individuals, we investigated the association of systolic blood pressure (SBP) in the supine position with the target organ damage indices microalbuminuria (ALBU), brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity(More)
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