The Diabetes guideline implements the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2006, The American Diabetes Association Guideline. It includes scenarios for the primary care clinic and for population based management of diabetes.

The Hypertension management section is based on The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure.

All the details of the encoding in Protégé for Diabetes have been generated as a web page [here].

These two scenarios are just the beginning. This guideline could have several additional scenarios, for example:

  • All patients admitted to the hospital with the diagnosis of diabetes have alerts during the admission, as well as appropriate dismissal recommendations for follow-up scheduled.
  • The home health visitor has automated alerts generated for the scheduled list of patients who have diabetes.
  • A clinic manager receives a print out of all patients with diabetes whose measures are greater than a preset threshold.

This guideline exemplar uses 450 Criteria in 12 Recommendation Sets with 25 Decision Nodes, 16 Context Nodes, and 62 Action Nodes.

Scenarios Vocabulary Logic top


Scenarios Vocabulary Logic top


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