Diagnosing community-acquired pneumonia with a Bayesian network

  title={Diagnosing community-acquired pneumonia with a Bayesian network},
  author={Dominik Aronsky and Peter J. Haug},
  journal={Proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
We present the development and the evaluation of a Bayesian network for the diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia. The Bayesian network is intended to be part of a larger decision support system which assists emergency room physicians in the management of pneumonia patients. Minimal data entry from the nurse or the physician, timely availability of clinical parameters, and high accuracy were requirements we tried to meet. Data from more than 32,000 emergency room patients over a period of 2… CONTINUE READING