Artificial-intelligence-based hospital-acquired infection control.

@article{Adlassnig2009ArtificialintelligencebasedHI,
  title={Artificial-intelligence-based hospital-acquired infection control.},
  author={Klaus-Peter Adlassnig and Alexander Blacky and Walter Koller},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2009},
  volume={149},
  pages={103-10}
}
Nosocomial or hospital-acquired infections (NIs) are a frequent complication in hospitalized patients. The growing availability of computerized patient records in hospitals permits automated identification and extended monitoring for signs of NIs. A fuzzy- and knowledge-based system to identify and monitor NIs at intensive care units (ICUs) according to the European Surveillance System HELICS (NI definitions derived from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) criteria) was… CONTINUE READING