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Development of a terminology management system for the Swedish healthcare sector
Linköping University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Medical Informatics. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
Linköping University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Medical Informatics. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
Swedish Institute for Health Services Development, Stockholm, Sweden.
Swedish Institute for Health Services Development, Stockholm, Sweden.
1996 (English)In: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Volume 34: Medical Informatics Europe ’96, Amsterdam: IOS Press , 1996, 232-235 p.Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper describes the ongoing work of creating and building a Swedish national terminology database. The terminology management system herein is a prototype, built in ACCESS™. Still it addresses some important issues concerning terminology management such as the data model used for representing concepts and terms, and multiple inheritance is discussed in relation to relational databases.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Amsterdam: IOS Press , 1996. 232-235 p.
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Medical and Health Sciences
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-31352DOI: 10.3233/978-1-60750-878-6-232Local ID: 17118OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-31352DiVA: diva2:252175
Conference
MIE 96, Thirteenth International Congress, August 19-22 1996 Copenhagen Denmark
Available from: 2009-10-09 Created: 2009-10-09 Last updated: 2013-02-25
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1. Methods and computer based tools for handling medical terminologies and classifications
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Methods and computer based tools for handling medical terminologies and classifications
2000 (English)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Classifications, terminology and terminology services are important in the field of medical informatics. They are needed when building applications such as Computer based Patient Record systems (CPRs). Even though many classifications, nomenclatures and terminology systems have been constructed to this end, e .g. ICD, MeSH and SNOMED, no single system has, so far, covered medicine in its entirety. Several of the aforementioned constructs have grown to the extent that manual maintenance can no longer cope, thus computer based tools are needed for this task.

The main objective of this thesis is to present some computer based terminology tools that have been constructed to facilitate part of the work of building sound terminologies and application systems. The usefulness of such terminologies, terminology tools as well as the importance of being able to integrate the terminology have been reviewed and are discussed. Moreover tools (from GALEN) for maintenance and developme nt of classilications are evaluated.

Two terminology tools are presented that aim to facilitate the access to and the use of terminology and terminology services. One tool is built on a proposal for a concept oriented Swedish national terminology data base model (Spriterm). The other tool is a dedicated client (KOMANTIS) to the GALEN terminology server (TeS) developed as a deliverable within the European GALEN project. It will facilitate the integration of terminologies between the information system and the knowledge base when building Decision Support Systems (DSS).

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Linköping: Linköpings universitet, 2000. 72 p.
Series
Linköping Studies in Science and Technology. Dissertations, ISSN 0345-7524 ; 645
National Category
Medical and Health Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-29445 (URN)14792 (Local ID)91-7219-815-X (ISBN)14792 (Archive number)14792 (OAI)
Public defence
2000-09-08, Elsa Brändströms sal, Universitetssjukhuset, Linköping, 09:15 (Swedish)
Available from: 2009-10-09 Created: 2009-10-09 Last updated: 2013-02-25

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