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Volume 8 Supplement 1

Selected contributions to the First European Conference on SNOMED CT

Proceedings

Edited by Stefan Schulz and Gunnar O Klein

Publication of this supplement was supported by EU Network of Excellence "Semantic Interoperability and Data Mining in Biomedicine"

First European Conference on SNOMED CT. Go to conference site.

Copenhagen, Denmark1-3 October 2006

  1. Over a period of 40 years, SNOMED has developed from a pathology-specific nomenclature (SNOP) into a logic-based health care terminology. In spite of its long existence and continuous evolvement, it is yet unk...

    Authors: Ronald Cornet and Nicolette de Keizer
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S2
  2. SNOMED CT is being increasingly adopted as the standard clinical terminology for health care applications. Existing clinical applications that use legacy interface terminology need to migrate to the preferred ...

    Authors: Geraldine Wade and S Trent Rosenbloom
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S3
  3. WHO-ART and MedDRA are medical terminologies used for the coding of adverse drug reactions in pharmacovigilance databases. MedDRA proposes 13 Special Search Categories (SSC) grouping terms associated to specif...

    Authors: Iulian Alecu, Cedric Bousquet and Marie-Christine Jaulent
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S4
  4. A great challenge in sharing data across information systems in general practice is the lack of interoperability between different terminologies or coding schema used in the information systems. Mapping of med...

    Authors: Yefeng Wang, Jon Patrick, Graeme Miller and Julie O'Hallaran
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S5
  5. In this paper, we describe the design and preliminary evaluation of a new type of tools to speed up the encoding of episodes of care using the SNOMED CT terminology.

    Authors: Patrick Ruch, Julien Gobeill, Christian Lovis and Antoine Geissbühler
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S6
  6. The Archetype formalism and the associated Archetype Definition Language have been proposed as an ISO standard for specifying models of components of electronic healthcare records as a means of achieving inter...

    Authors: Erik Sundvall, Rahil Qamar, Mikael Nyström, Mattias Forss, Håkan Petersson, Daniel Karlsson, Hans Åhlfeldt and Alan Rector
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S7
  7. SNOMED CT is the most comprehensive medical terminology. However, its use for intelligent services based on formal reasoning is questionable.

    Authors: Gergely Héja, György Surján and Péter Varga
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S8
  8. Definitory expressions about clinical procedures, findings and diseases constitute a major benefit of a formally founded clinical reference terminology which is ontologically sound and suited for formal reason...

    Authors: Stefan Schulz, Kornél Markó and Boontawee Suntisrivaraporn
    Citation: BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2008 8(Suppl 1):S9

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