2016/03/15     來源:NLM閱讀原文

Imagine There’s No Problem Identifying That Prescription Pill: New NLM Challenge

What if you could take a photo of an unknown pill and find out what it is? The National Library of Medicine’s Pill Image Recognition Challenge seeks to make that possible.

Unidentified and misidentified prescription pills present problems for patients, family members, health professionals, and law enforcement.

Nine out of 10 citizens over age 65 who take more than one prescription pill may be prone to misidentifying their pills. Taking the wrong pill can have devastating consequences.

To reduce errors, anyone should be able to confirm that a prescription pill or a refill is correct....more