Xplaining One's Options
XPLAINING ONE'S OPTIONS
Decision support systems provide people in various trades and occupations with data to help them make informed judgments. In the field of medicine, DXplain is one such system. Culling data from a depository of 2,000 diseases and 5,000 clinical probabilities associated with those ailments, DXplain offers information on symptoms and treatment options. The system is used at hospitals and in medical schools as a reference tool.