Accession Number : ADA181391

Title :   The Combat Emergency Medicine Expert System (CEMES) Project. Phase 1.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. Nov 85-Aug 86,

Corporate Author : ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER AL

Personal Author(s) : Landon,Douglas E.

Report Date : MAR 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : The exploratory development of an expert system (designated CEMES: Combat Emergency Medicine Expert System) designed to diagnose and treat hemorrhagic shock under battlefield conditions is being conducted. This report outlines the project's rationale and documents the major design concepts underlying the exploratory development of CEMES. The project is being conducted in two phases. The first phase has been completed, consisting of the design of a basic CEMES that can diagnose hemorrhagic shock and simulate fluid infusion treatments. This report summarizes the interim progress of this project at Phase I. Keywords: Logistics; Medical services; Field conditions; Diagnosis(Medicine).

Descriptors :   *MEDICAL SERVICES, *MILITARY MEDICINE, BATTLEFIELDS, FIELD CONDITIONS, HEMORRHAGIC SHOCK, LOGISTICS, CASUALTIES, MEDICAL PERSONNEL, DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE), ROBOTICS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, EMERGENCIES, CONTAMINATION

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Cybernetics
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE