Accession Number:

ADA211205

Title:

Accuracy of a Computer Assisted Program for 'Classic' Presentations of Dental Pain

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Oct 1988-Mar 1989

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB GROTON CT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-04-11

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

A computer-assisted dental program to assist independent duty corpsmen in the diagnosis and management of patients who present at sea with dental pain produced the correct diagnosis 78 of the time when given information considered by dentists to be classic for the condition in question. The program correctly distinguished between dental conditions which require immediate evacuation and those which can be managed aboard submarines by independent duty corpsmen. Keywords Medical computer applications Diagnosis medicine.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE