Representation of assertions in clinical free-­text using SNOMED CT

Nguyen, Anthony, Sun, Yue Kimi, Sitbon, Laurianne, & Geva, Shlomo (2012) Representation of assertions in clinical free-­text using SNOMED CT. Australasian Medical Journal, 5(9), pp. 468-474.

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Abstract

Information retrieval (IR) by clinicians in the healthcare setting is critical for informing clinical decision-making. However, a large part of this information is in the form of free-text and inhibits clinical decision support and effective healthcare services. This makes meaningful use of clinical free-­text in electronic health records (EHRs) for patient care a difficult task. Within the context of IR, given a repository of free-­text clinical reports, one might want to retrieve and analyse data for patients who have a known clinical finding.

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ID Code: 58244
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1836-1935
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Australasian Medical Journal Pty. Ltd
Deposited On: 14 Mar 2013 04:51
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2013 15:37

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