Why a Clinical Decision Support System is needed for Tinnitus?

@article{Sarafidis2021WhyAC,
  title={Why a Clinical Decision Support System is needed for Tinnitus?},
  author={Michail Sarafidis and Ourania Manta and Ioannis N. Kouris and Winfried Schlee and Dimitrios Kikidis and Eleftheria Vellidou and Dimitris Koutsouris},
  journal={2021 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine \& Biology Society (EMBC)},
  year={2021},
  pages={2075-2078}
}
  • M. Sarafidis, Ourania Manta, +4 authors D. Koutsouris
  • Published 1 November 2021
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • 2021 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC)
Tinnitus is the perception of a phantom sound and the individual’s reaction to it. Although much progress has been made, tinnitus remains an unresolved scientific and clinical issue, affecting more than 10% of the general population and having a high prevalence and socioeconomic burden. Clinical decision support systems (CDSS) are used to assist clinicians in their complex decision-making processes, having been proved that they improve healthcare delivery. In this paper, we present a CDSS for… 

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