Structured computer-based training in the interpretation of neuroradiological images
journal contributionposted on 2023-06-07, 14:06 authored by M. Sharples, N.P. Jeffery, B. du Boulay, B.A. Teather, D. Teather, G. H. du Boulay
Computer-based systems may be able to address a recognised need throughout the medical profession for a more structured approach to training. We describe a combined training system for neuroradiology, the MR Tutor that differs from previous approaches to computer-assisted training in radiology in that it provides case-based tuition whereby the system and user communicate in terms of a well-founded Image Description Language. The system implements a novel method of visualisation and interaction with a library of fully described cases utilising statistical models of similarity, typicality and disease categorisation of cases. We describe the rationale, knowledge representation and design of the system, and provide a formative evaluation of its usability and effectiveness.
JournalInternational Journal of Medical Informatics
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