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  1. Content type: Research article

    Pathology reports are written in free-text form, which precludes efficient data gathering. We aimed to overcome this limitation and design an automated system for extracting biomarker profiles from accumulated...

    Authors: Jeongeun Lee, Hyun-Je Song, Eunsil Yoon, Seong-Bae Park, Sung-Hye Park, Jeong-Wook Seo, Peom Park and Jinwook Choi

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:29

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Although evidence-based practice in healthcare has been facilitated by Internet access through wireless mobile devices, research on the effectiveness of clinical decision support for clinicians at the point of...

    Authors: Kyungsook Gartrell, Caitlin W. Brennan, Gwenyth R. Wallen, Fang Liu, Karen G. Smith and Paul Fontelo

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:27

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Health Information Organizations (HIOs) are third party organizations that facilitate electronic health information exchange (HIE) between providers in a geographic area. Despite benefits from HIE, HIOs have s...

    Authors: Sunny C. Lin and Julia Adler-Milstein

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:28

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  4. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the original article [1] it was noted that the name of author, Peter Jack, was erroneously typeset in both the PDF and online formats of the manuscript as Peter Jack GradDipIndigH.

    Authors: K. S. Kylie Lee, Scott Wilson, Jimmy Perry, Robin Room, Sarah Callinan, Robert Assan, Noel Hayman, Tanya Chikritzhs, Dennis Gray, Edward Wilkes, Peter Jack and Katherine M. Conigrave

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:26

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:8

  5. Content type: Correction

    After publication of the original article [1] it was noted that the captions relating to Figs. 2 and 3 had been interchanged.

    Authors: Tianyong Hao, Xiaoyi Pan, Zhiying Gu, Yingying Qu and Heng Weng

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:25

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    The original article was published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:22

  6. Content type: Research article

    There is potential for medical research on the basis of routine data used from general practice electronic health records (GP eHRs), even in areas where there is no common GP research platform. We present a ca...

    Authors: Šefket Šabanović, Majnarić Trtica Ljiljana, František Babič, Michal Vadovský, Ján Paralič, Aleksandar Včev and Andreas Holzinger

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:24

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was the development and evaluation of an algorithm-based diagnosis-tool, applicable on mobile phones, to support guardians in providing appropriate care to sick children.

    Authors: Konstantin H. Franke, Ralf Krumkamp, Aliyu Mohammed, Nimako Sarpong, Ellis Owusu-Dabo, Johanna Brinkel, Julius N. Fobil, Axel Bonacic Marinovic, Philip Asihene, Mark Boots, Jürgen May and Benno Kreuels

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:23

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  8. Content type: Research

    Identifying targets of herbs is a primary step for investigating pharmacological mechanisms of herbal drugs in Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Experimental targets identification of herbs is a difficult an...

    Authors: Kuo Yang, Guangming Liu, Ning Wang, Runshun Zhang, Jian Yu, Jianxin Chen and Xuezhong Zhou

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):17

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  9. Content type: Research

    Natural language processing (NLP) has become an increasingly significant role in advancing medicine. Rich research achievements of NLP methods and applications for medical information processing are available....

    Authors: Xieling Chen, Haoran Xie, Fu Lee Wang, Ziqing Liu, Juan Xu and Tianyong Hao

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):14

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  10. Content type: Research

    Temporal expression extraction and normalization is a fundamental and essential step in clinical text processing and analyzing. Though a variety of commonly used NLP tools are available for medical temporal in...

    Authors: Tianyong Hao, Xiaoyi Pan, Zhiying Gu, Yingying Qu and Heng Weng

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):22

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:25

  11. Content type: Research

    Acute kidney injury (AKI), characterized by abrupt deterioration of renal function, is a common clinical event among hospitalized patients and it is associated with high morbidity and mortality. AKI is defined...

    Authors: Weiqi Chen, Yong Hu, Xiangzhou Zhang, Lijuan Wu, Kang Liu, Jianqin He, Zilin Tang, Xing Song, Lemuel R. Waitman and Mei Liu

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):13

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  12. Content type: Research

    Health question-answering (QA) systems have become a typical application scenario of Artificial Intelligent (AI). An annotated question corpus is prerequisite for training machines to understand health informa...

    Authors: Haihong Guo, Xu Na and Jiao Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):16

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  13. Content type: Research

    Clinical data registry is designed to collect and manage information about the practices and outcomes of a patient population for improving the quality and safety of care and facilitating novel researches. Sem...

    Authors: Lingtong Min, Qi Tian, Xudong Lu, Jiye An and Huilong Duan

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):15

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  14. Content type: Research

    De-identification is the first step to use these records for data processing or further medical investigations in electronic medical records. Consequently, a reliable automated de-identification system would b...

    Authors: Yue-Shu Zhao, Kun-Li Zhang, Hong-Chao Ma and Kun Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18(Suppl 1):18

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  15. Content type: Research article

    The frequency of head computed tomography (CT) imaging for mild head trauma patients has raised safety and cost concerns. Validated clinical decision rules exist in the published literature and on-line sources...

    Authors: Ronald W. Gimbel, Ronald G. Pirrallo, Steven C. Lowe, David W. Wright, Lu Zhang, Min-Jae Woo, Paul Fontelo, Fang Liu and Zachary Connor

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:20

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The use of measurement instruments has become a major issue in physical therapy, but their use in daily practice is rare. The aim of this paper is to describe adherence to standardized assessments by physical ...

    Authors: Tania Gutiérrez Panchana and Viviane Hidalgo Cabalín

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:21

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a style of traditional medicine informed by modern medicine but built on a foundation of more than 2500 years of Chinese medical practice. According to statistics, TCM acc...

    Authors: Jian-Xiang Wei, Jing Wang, Yun-Xia Zhu, Jun Sun, Hou-Ming Xu and Ming Li

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:19

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Mobile health (mHealth) has continuously been used as a method in behavioral research to improve self-management in patients with chronic diseases. However, the evidence of its effectiveness in chronic disease...

    Authors: Jung-Ah Lee, Mona Choi, Sang A Lee and Natalie Jiang

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:12

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Patient portals are considered valuable instruments for self-management of long term conditions, however, there are concerns over how patients might interpret and act on the clinical information they access. W...

    Authors: Paolo Fraccaro, Markel Vigo, Panagiotis Balatsoukas, Sabine N. van der Veer, Lamiece Hassan, Richard Williams, Grahame Wood, Smeeta Sinha, Iain Buchan and Niels Peek

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:11

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  20. Content type: Database

    Large healthcare databases, with their ability to collect many variables from daily medical practice, greatly enable health services research. These longitudinal databases provide large cohorts and longitudina...

    Authors: Daniel I. Rhon, Derek Clewley, Jodi L. Young, Charles D. Sissel and Chad E. Cook

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:10

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Medical coding is used for a variety of activities, from observational studies to hospital billing. However, comorbidities tend to be under-reported by medical coders. The aim of this study was to develop an a...

    Authors: Emmanuelle Sylvestre, Guillaume Bouzillé, Emmanuel Chazard, Cécil His-Mahier, Christine Riou and Marc Cuggia

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:9

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  22. Content type: Research article

    The challenges of assessing alcohol consumption can be greater in Indigenous communities where there may be culturally distinct approaches to communication, sharing of drinking containers and episodic patterns...

    Authors: KS Kylie Lee, Scott Wilson, Jimmy Perry, Robin Room, Sarah Callinan, Robert Assan, Noel Hayman, Tanya Chikritzhs, Dennis Gray, Edward Wilkes, Peter Jack and Katherine M. Conigrave

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:8

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    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:26

  23. Content type: Research article

    The chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide critical problem, especially in developing countries. CKD patients usually begin their treatment in advanced stages, which requires dialysis and kidney transplan...

    Authors: Alvaro Sobrinho, Leandro Dias da Silva, Angelo Perkusich, Maria Eliete Pinheiro and Paulo Cunha

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:7

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  24. Content type: Research article

    The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued recommendations for older, heavy lifetime smokers to complete annual low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) scans of the chest as screening for lun...

    Authors: Daniel S. Reuland, Laura Cubillos, Alison T. Brenner, Russell P. Harris, Bailey Minish and Michael P. Pignone

    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2018 18:5

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