Mauricio F. Deabate, Luis Manzanares and Carlos A. Bartó, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
The present work is an Expert System, called LETi, carried out in CLIPS. It was perfomed in a medical environment, the Neonetal Intensive Care Unit of the Maternity and Neonatal University Hospital. Althouth this unit specializes in different pulmonary pathologies which uses mechanical ventilation in thier rehabilitation therapy, this application centers on the most frequent problem, the Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The problem tackled here is the mechanical ventilation control by means of rule based sytems. This sytem will advise the professional assistant on what decision to make related to the veriables of the mechanical ventilation, based on the specific parameters being controlled on the infant.