A computational model of reasoning from the clinical literature

@article{Rennels1987ACM,
  title={A computational model of reasoning from the clinical literature},
  author={Glenn D. Rennels},
  journal={Computer methods and programs in biomedicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={139-49}
}
This paper explores the premise that a formalized representation of empirical studies can play a central role in computer-based decision support. The specific motivations underlying this research include the following propositions: Reasoning from experimental evidence contained in the clinical literature is central to the decisions physicians make in patient care. A computational model, based upon a declarative representation for published reports of clinical studies, can drive a computer… CONTINUE READING
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