Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30135
The Role of Medical Expert Systems in Pakistan

Authors: Fahad Shahbaz Khan, Fahad Maqbool, Saad Razzaq, Kashif Irfan, Tehseen Zia

Abstract:

Expert systems are used extensively in many domains. This paper discusses the use of medical expert systems in Pakistan. Countries all over the world pay special attention on health facilities. A country like Pakistan faces a lot of trouble in health sector. Several attempts have been made in Pakistan to improve the health conditions of the people but the situation is still not encouraging. There is a shortage of doctors and other trained personnel in Pakistan. Expert systems can play a vital role in such cases where the medical expert is not readily available. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the role that such systems can play in improving the health conditions of the people in Pakistan.

Keywords: Medical Diagnostics, Expert Systems, Pakistan.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1078480

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1693

References:


[1] Alison Cawsey, Introductory AI course, available at http://www.macs.hw.ac.uk/~alison/ai3notes/all.html, accessed 30/12/07.
[2] www.pap.org.pk/Statistics.htm, accessed 06/08/26.
[3] Assessment of Health Status and Trends in Pakistan, DRAFT June 11, 2001, Community Medicine Residency Program, Department of Community Sciences, AKU, available at http://66.216.90.50/CHS/pdf/ Health Situ- ationandTrend-Pakistan,2001.pdf.
[4] S. Siddiqi, I. U. Haq, A. Ghaffar, T. Akhtar and R. Mahaini, Pakistan-s Maternal and Child health Policy: Analysis, Lessons, and the Way Forward, Health Policy 2004; 69: 117-130.
[5] Kostas S. Metaxiotis, Emanuel Samouilidis: Expert systems in medicine: academic illusion or real power? Inf. Manag. Comput. Security 8(2): 75- 79 (2000).
[6] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expert_system, accessed 30/12/07.