Date: 5 days ago   Category: Health

Ikashel: Scientists developed application of diagnosis of cough


Analyzing the heard cough it can distinguish pneumonia, bronchitis and asthma.

Probably, to the Australian researchers bothered to see doctors after each small cough. Scientists of the Queensland university developed application of diagnosis of cough. The application working on smartphones is capable to define type of cough and the disease which is responsible for it.

the Application uses the trained neuronet capable to determine cough type by a sound: dry, wet, hoarse, ringing and others. Unlike pediatricians, the neuronet is capable to distinguish rare timbres of cough that in fact does it irreplaceable.

during clinical test were checked 585 children aged from 29 days up to 12 years. Tests of the application showed extremely high percent of accuracy - 97%. According to authors, such technology is capable to prevent a set of diseases at an early stage and it is essential to facilitate life to people. Such application can help the people who are living remotely from hospitals and simply not loving visits of hospital.

according to the author of the application Udante Abeyrante, a pulmonary disease and airways are extremely underestimated people, a third of the dead in the world falls to their share.

Remains not clear when the application enters the market and whether there will be it paid. Users of Network estimated this news, but for fun assumed that if Apple was responsible for its development, then it would be called ikashel and costed not less than $1000.

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