Can computers measure the chronic disease burden using survey questionnaires? The Symptomatic Diagnosis Study.

dianagosalvez Diana Gosalvez Prados última modificación 20/02/2014 10:50

Measuring the burden of chronic conditions in the developing world is a critical global health challenge. Scarce resources and the lack of biometry tests for chronic conditions such as depression and arthritis limit current measurement. Computer-based diagnosis based on self-reported signs and symptoms (symptomatic diagnosis) is a promising method for more accurately measuring the chronic disease burden.

James SL, Lozano R, Romero M, Gomez S, Ramirez D, Flaxman A, Murray CJL, Gakidou E, Hernandez B. Can computers measure the chronic disease burden using survey questionnaires? The Symptomatic Diagnosis Study. Lancet. 2013; 381: 65. Available at: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2813%2961319-7/abstract


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20/02/2014
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James SL, Lozano R, Romero M, Gomez S, Ramirez D, Flaxman A, Murray CJL, Gakidou E, Hernandez B

Norte América