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Fig. 1 | BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making

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From: Considering patient safety in autonomous e-mental health systems – detecting risk situations and referring patients back to human care

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Detection model. Step 1 is to detect if a risk might exist, which can be done by text detection or by including specific questions, depending on the possibilities within the system. Step 2 is to detect if the situation is severe enough to refer to human care. If a threshold value on a questionnaire exists, this can be used for the decision. If not, the duration, severity and progression of the situation could be taken into account to make this decision. Although dependent on exact implementation and situation type, the model gives the guideline of referring if at least two of these values are negative

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