The MICROSTROKE expert system for stroke type diagnosis.

  title={The MICROSTROKE expert system for stroke type diagnosis.},
  author={Kathy K Spitzer and Andreas Thie and Louis R. Caplan and K. -P. Kunze},
  volume={20 10},
MICROSTROKE is a prototype expert system designed to categorize and diagnose stroke types based on clinical information. The knowledge base of MICROSTROKE includes information from large stroke registries. The system first queries the physician-user for details of the patient's history, information about the onset of stroke, accompanying symptoms, and pertinent neurologic findings and then sums the individual data items, factors in the a priori odds, and arrives at the probabilities of… CONTINUE READING