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Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS)


Article Title: Web-Based Decision Support System for Prescription in Herbal Medicine
by Ogirima, Sanni Abubakar Omuya

This paper presents an integrated method to develop a Web-based Decision Support Systems (DSS) for prescription in herbal medicine. Review of existing research works in herbal medicine revealed that the potential of web platforms was exploited to aid herbal medicine survival. In light of this, an architectural framework of the proposed system was developed. First, a pilot study, in which a number of personal unstructured interviews with health service providers and patients, was conducted. This was done to discuss the purpose of the research study. The framework was evaluated based on the users assessment to determine the efficiency of the proposed system in terms of ease of usage, reliability and relevance of the system. The proposed system is self diagnostic and does not only have a role to play in enhancing decision making but also in the study of diagnostic protocol, self-assessment and quality control in the domain of herbal prescription
Keywords: web based, herbal medicine, prescription, decision support system (DSS)
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ISSN: 2141-7016

Editor in Chief.

Prof. Gui Yun Tian
Professor of Sensor Technologies
School of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
University of Newcastle
United Kingdom



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