Formal representation of bronchial asthma for the specialized bank of knowledge in medical diagnostics
A formal description of bronchial asthma built on the basis of disease's ontology is presented in the paper. The ontology allows to describe diseases as complicated processes which develop in time in accordance with the up-to-date medical conceptions. This description is used as an informational recourse for the specialized bank of knowledge in medical diagnostics.
Keywords: ontology, disease, observation, computer bank of knowledge, knowledge base, base of observations, clinical manifestations, modality, variants of dynamics, complaints