A process-oriented methodology for modelling cancer treatment trial protocols

A. Maghsoodi, A.I.D. Bucur, P.M.E. De Bra, N. Graf, M. Stanulla

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Abstract

Cancer-patient management in the context of a multi-center treatment trial requires following a complex detailed process involving multispecialty patient treatment as well as study-related tasks, described in free-text protocol documents. We present a process-oriented approach for modelling clinical trial treatment protocols (CTTPs) to be used for enabling applications that support protocol-based care process delivery, monitoring and analysis. This modelling approach provides an intuitive visual representation of the protocol document catering for change management, intra-center and national adaptations to the master protocol, and multi-level share-ability. The methodology can be re-used in CTTPs of different cancer domains due to the similarity of the CTTPs in terms of required content.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKnowledge Representation for Health Care (6th International Workshop, KR4HC 2014, held as part of the Vienna Summer of Logic, VSL 2014, Vienna, Austria, July 21, 2014. Revised Selected Papers)
EditorsS. Miksch, D. Riaño, A. Teije, ten
PublisherSpringer
Pages133-146
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-13280-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Eventconference; 6th International Workshop on Knowledge Representation for Health Care; 2014-07-21; 2014-07-21 -
Duration: 21 Jul 201421 Jul 2014

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume8903
ISSN (Print)0302-9743

Conference

Conferenceconference; 6th International Workshop on Knowledge Representation for Health Care; 2014-07-21; 2014-07-21
Period21/07/1421/07/14
Other6th International Workshop on Knowledge Representation for Health Care

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