Lucy Hederman

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Clinical guidelines can be represented using models, such as GLIF, specifically designed for healthcare guidelines. This paper demonstrates that they can also be modelled using a mainstream business modelling language such as UML. The paper presents a guideline in GLIF and as UML activity diagrams, and then presents a mapping of GLIF primitives to UML. The(More)
This study investigates role of defeasible reasoning and argumenta-tion theory for decision-support in the health-care sector. The main objective is to support clinicians with a tool for taking plausible and rational medical decisions that can be better justified and explained. The basic principles of argumentation theory are described and demonstrated in a(More)
The World Wide Web (WWW) provides access to a vast array of interconnected educational content on almost every subject imaginable. A great deal of this content is ideal for incorporation into personalised eLearning experiences. However the discovery, harvesting and incorporation of appropriate educational material have proven to be complex and arduous(More)
BACKGROUND In this paper, we give an overview of methadone treatment in Ireland and outline the rationale for designing an electronic health record (EHR) with extensibility, interoperability and decision support functionality. Incorporating several international standards, a conceptual model applying a problem orientated approach in a hierarchical structure(More)
Ethnomethodology is an established method of research in technology related fields. In work settings, ethnomethodology has helped researchers to deepen their understanding of how collaborative activities unfold in a social context. While much collaboration is now carried out online, through distributed teams for example, ethnomethodology, as a method of(More)