DEPARTMENTS: CIN PlusA Computer-Based Decision Support System for Emergency Department TriageBişkin Çetin, Songül PhD, RN; Cebeci, Fatma PhD, RN; Eray, Oktay MD; Bilge, Uğur; Coşkun, Mustafa MSEditor(s): Alexander, Susan DNP, ANP-BC, ADM-BC Author Information Author Affiliations: Surgical Nursing Department (Mrs Bişkin Çetin), and Faculty of Nursing, Surgical Nursing Department (Dr Cebeci), Akdeniz University; Departments of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University Hospital (Dr Eray); Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Akdeniz University (Mr Bilge); and Akdeniz University Hospital (Mr Coşkun), Antalya, Turkey. Author Contributions: S.B.Ç. and F.C. were responsible for the study conception and the design of this study. S.B.Ç., F.C., and O.E. were responsible for the preparation of rule-based decision tree, and S.B.Ç., F.C., O.E., and M.C. were responsible for the consultation to the software company in the process of integrating rule-based decision trees into HIMS. S.B.Ç. and M.C. solved the problems experienced in opening the system to users. S.B.Ç. and F.C. performed the data analysis. S.B.Ç., F.C., and U.B. were responsible for creating draft of the manuscript. F.C., U.B., and O.E. were supervisors for this study. U.B. took part in the expert opinion on decision trees and the designed system interface and in the preparation of the study for publication. U.B. played as an expert role on the decision trees and the designed system interface and took part in preparation of this study for publication. This research was completed without any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Institutional permission was obtained from the Akdeniz University Hospital Administration (03/01/2019) before the study. Ethical approval was granted by the Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine Ethics Committee for Non-Interventional Clinical Research (20/02/2019). The decision support system presented in this article is protected by 2021/008736 patent application. Corresponding author: Fatma Cebeci, PhD, RN, Faculty of Nursing, Surgical Nursing Department, Akdeniz University, 07058 Campus/Antalya, Turkey ([email protected]). Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are provided in the HTML and PDF versions of this article on the journal’s Web site (www.cinjournal.com). CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing: November 2022 - Volume 40 - Issue 11 - p 735-739 doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000945 Buy SDC Metrics Copyright © 2022 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.