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Author Moody, G.B. ♦ Mark, R.G.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1997
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Subject Keyword Biomedical monitoring ♦ Decision support systems ♦ Blood pressure ♦ Deductive databases ♦ Patient monitoring ♦ Computerized monitoring ♦ Electrocardiography ♦ Pressure measurement ♦ Heart rate ♦ HTML
Abstract The MIMIC (Multi-parameter Intelligent Monitoring for Intensive Care) database is a collection of recorded physiological signals and clinical data that is intended to support the development and evaluation of automated decision support systems for intensive care settings. Each patient record typically includes 24 to 48 hours of continuous real-time signals (e.g. ECGs, blood pressure waveforms or respiration) and derived measurements (e.g. heart rate or systolic blood pressure), together with clinical data derived from the patient's medical record and from the hospital's clinical computing systems. The clinical data are encoded using structured HTML (readable using a standard Web browser, or by a decision support system or other automated application). An important element of this encoding is a reconstruction of the medical record in the form of a time-line of events, which permits a detailed and repeatable simulation of the inputs that are potentially available to a real-time "intelligent" ICU monitor.
Description Author affiliation: Div. of Health Sci. & Technol., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA (Moody, G.B.)
ISBN 0780344456
ISSN 02766547
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1997-09-07
Publisher Place Sweden
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 1.07 MB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 585
Ending Page 588


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library