3 The disease: 1. Preliminary studies Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a common related disorder which almost always occurs in persons over 50 years old.Symptoms could be:• Hip pain and stiffness• Shoulder pain and stiffness• Muscle pain (minimal, less common than aching)• Fever• Unintentional weight loss• …
4 The drug – Prednisolon: 1. Preliminary studiesThe drug – Prednisolon:Prednisolone is a steroid class drug which reduces swelling and decreases the body’s immune response.It is mostly used to treat hormonal disorders, but alsoallergic and immune disorders.Prednisolone is the main drug used in treatment of PMR.
6 This is the superclass of the actions the doctor can take. 2. Ontology modelThe classes:ActThis is the superclass of the actions the doctor can take.Subclasses: Treatment, DiagnosisInputIt’s the superclass about patient information.Subclasses: Symptoms, Patient information, Tests
7 The different types of drugs can be entered. Disease 2. Ontology modelThe classes:DrugThe different types of drugs can be entered.DiseaseIn this class the diseases are classified.DoctorThis class includes an instance for each different type of doctor.
8 3. Critical analysisProblems:It was difficult to know at which level (how detailed) we should model the ontology.The patient record was huge, and we were not able to get so much information from that.