Early Experiences from a Guideline-based Computerized Clinical Decision Support for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

@article{Chen2013EarlyEF,
  title={Early Experiences from a Guideline-based Computerized Clinical Decision Support for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation},
  author={Rong Chen and Carlos Valladares and Iago Corbal and Nadim Anani and Sabine Koch},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2013},
  volume={192},
  pages={
          244-7
        }
}
Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects 1-2% of the population. Twenty percent of all strokes are caused by AF. In this study, we represented the clinical knowledge in the European Society of Cardiology guideline using Guideline Definition Language (GDL), a format that binds openEHR archetypes, rule languages, and reference terminologies together. The computerized guidelines are applied to electronic health record (EHR) data retrospectively in order to identify possible gaps between current clinical… CONTINUE READING