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Associating Clinical Archetypes Through UMLS Metathesaurus Term Clusters.
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PMID:  20827566     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Clinical archetypes are modular definitions of clinical data, expressed using standard or open constraint-based data models as the CEN EN13606 and openEHR. There is an increasing archetype specification activity that raises the need for techniques to associate archetypes to support better management and user navigation in archetype repositories. This paper reports on a computational technique to generate tentative archetype associations by mapping them through term clusters obtained from the UMLS Metathesaurus. The terms are used to build a bipartite graph model and graph connectivity measures can be used for deriving associations.
Leonardo Lezcano; Salvador Sánchez-Alonso; Miguel-Angel Sicilia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical systems     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0148-5598     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Syst     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806056     Medline TA:  J Med Syst     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1249-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
Information Engineering Research Unit, Computer Science Department, University of Alcalá, Alcalá, Spain,
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