Clinical decision support systems are an important aspect of medical informatics. The increasing amount of available patient data requires physicians to rely on information technology for research and during their day by day work. In intensive care medicine, fast actions are especially important. One major step towards enabling direct interaction of medical staff with patient data was the development of clinical data repositories with easy query frontends. While clinical data repositories can be extended for the use of real-time data, the corresponding query frontends do not support the time concepts necessary for real-time queries and decision support. Aim of this project is the development of a user interface to give physicians visual understanding of propositional logic combined with time concepts. Thus, physicians should be able formulate simple time based queries on their own – and validate and quality check complex queries created by medical informatics experts.
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