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Table 1 Sleep tools application main areas of functionality

From: Sleep disorder diagnosis: the design and implications of online tools

Functionality Output
An online sleep diary, which records 14 days of a person’s sleep habits and mood. Patient: a graphical representation of their sleep habits.
Physician: a graphical representation of a patient’s sleep habits and a report containing sleep statistics showing the averages of sleep data.
An online patient history questionnaire. Data stored in database.
A knowledge-based decision support system. Data retrieved from database, manipulated according to logic embedded in decision support system and presented as a report to the physician detailing if the person’s patient history meets the criteria for the main sleep disorders.