DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EXPERT SYSTEM FOR DIAGNOSIS AND PRESCRIPTION STOMACH ULCER

Undergraduate

ABSTRACT

Stomach ulcer kill about thousands of people every year. Medical doctors are in limited supply, and provide somewhat expensive services. There is, therefore, the need to build computer-based systems that can assist doctors in diagnosing and recommending treatment for stomach ulcer to fill the supply gap and reduce the attendant costs, upon which this research is focused. The expert system would diagnose and recommend treatment of stomach ulcer from symptoms result provided by user patient. The expert system was created based on medical expert information collected through structured interviews, extensive literature review, and adopting the VB.NET software development method. The system is towards reducing deaths associated with stomach ulcer and towards improved health care services, and is a guide to designing similar systems.


INTRODUCTION

 Expert system can be defined as a sophisticated software, which aids some expert and professional in various disciplines to carry out some vital functions. The use of expert system can be broadly applied in medical diagnosis and prescriptions oil prospecting and chemistry on the artificial intelligence. This is an act of subjecting a computer system to take some intelligent decisions based strictly on the problems at stake.

 The use of expert system on medical diagnosis and prescriptions include the interest of the research because of some spectacular activities it accomplished and to bring the awareness of the software to the doorstep of the readers and other medical and paramedical personnel’s.

 The software helps the junior doctors accompanied by a nurse in answering the calls of some patients with tedious problems. This also helps the doctors generating some wise questions from a patient, based on the problems confronting him in order to get rid of some outstanding irregularities. Some potentialities built-in, which serves as a watch, patients on the sick beds. It helps in alerting a medical practitioner on call of imminent dangers against a patient and alleviates nurses the task of engaging themselves routine visits

 

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

        i.            Time consuming in retrieval of information take a lot rigor and strength in checking both the cards and registration of the patient.

      ii.            Consulting a doctor is often a difficult task depending on their location.

    iii.            Excessive paper work-which could lead to discarding of very important information when there are needed.


AIMS AND OBJECTIVE

In order to give an orientation to the case under study, the researcher has decided to present the following Aims and Objective.

(1)     Expert system helps a medical doctor in decision-making strategies.

(2)     Judicious medical prescriptions are facilitated by an expert system.

(3)     Expert system plays an uncover emphasizing role in assisting the paramedical personnel’s in acting like qualified medical doctors