President Clinton's Health Security Act proposes the formation of large scale health plans with improved quality assurance.
Dental radiography consumes 4% ($1.2 billion in 1990) of total dental expenditure yet regular systematic office quality assurance is not performed.
A pilot automated method is described for assessing density of exposed film and fogging of unexposed processed film.
A workstation and camera were used to input intraoral radiographs.
Test images were produced from a phantom jaw with increasing exposure times.
Two radiologists subjectively classified the images as too light, acceptable, or too dark.
A computer program automatically classified global grey level histograms from the test images as too light, acceptable, or too dark.
Mots-clés Pascal : Système centralisé, Système automatique, Assurance qualité, Santé, Soin, Dentisterie, Homme, Classification, Assistance ordinateur, Stomatologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Centralized system, Automatic system, Quality assurance, Health, Care, Dentistry, Human, Classification, Computer aid, Stomatology
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0599933
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 09/06/1995.